Video: ❶ How To Take Off And Put On Contact Lenses
Some people who suffer from myopia prefer to wear lenses. Of course, contact lenses have a lot of advantages: they don't fog up, they don't restrict peripheral vision. During care and use, extreme care must be taken, since they are made of the finest silicone, which is easily damaged. Location: Location: The lenses are in contact with the cornea of the eye, so it is very important to properly care for them. The first thing you need to do is pick them up. To do this, consult an ophthalmologist. Remember that in some diseases, the use of lenses is contraindicated, for example, for cataracts or glaucoma.
Before you start using your lenses, read the instructions for them. Lenses must be removed and re-dressed daily. First, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water, remove any remaining detergent with warm water; in the event that you touch the eye with a slightly soapy hand, irritation will immediately appear.
Then use the soft tip lens clipper to gently hook the contact lens. Place it on your index finger, it should lie like a plate, that is, with the side edges up. Make sure there are no cracks or debris on it. Also see if it is turned out correctly.
Then look in the mirror. Open your eye with your free hand, that is, pull down the lower eyelid using the pad of your finger. Touch your finger with the lens to the cornea and lightly press - this is done so that it moves to the eye. Then blink. Do the same for the second eye.
To remove it, also wash your hands, dry them thoroughly. Pull back the lower eyelid. With your free hand, namely thumb and forefinger, lightly grip the lens. Then place it on your palm and put a few drops of the special solution on it. Lightly rub the contact lens with your fingertips, then use the tweezers to move it into the container.
In the event that the lens falls, rinse it thoroughly with a special solution. Remember that lenses are not recommended to be worn for more than 8 hours a day, and they should also be removed before bed. Do not use the lenses for more than the time specified in the instructions for them.