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Tips to Take Care of Your Contact Lenses


For many people, contact lenses are crucial to correct vision problems. But without proper caution, contact lenses can cause serious eye infections. That is why you will need to see the best eye doctor to get appropriate checkups and recommendations.

As a reputable optical glasses store in Ridgewood, New York, Forest Optical provides you with some helpful advice in caring for your contact lenses.

  • Clean and Disinfect Carefully
    Ask your doctor which cleaning solutions are best for your lenses. Use ONLY the solution when rinsing, cleaning, or soaking the contact lenses. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water and use a lint-free towel to dry them.
  • Follow Your Doctor’s Instructions Faithfully
    Get regular visual ophthalmology services from your eye doctor. Keeping up with your checkup schedule helps reassess the lenses’ safety and determine your cornea’s potential shape changes. Do not add water to your eyes (swim, soak in the tub, shower, etc.) ? contact lenses and water do not mix.
  • Clean the Contact Case
    Unless it’s damaged, replace the contact care every three months. Clean the case using the same disinfecting solution and leave it open to air dry.

It’s best to see a professional when looking for the perfect contact lenses. Our contact and eyeglasses store in New York offers expert consultation and assistance in finding suitable eyewear and lenses for you. Reach us at any time to learn more.

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