When buying contact lenses, one needs to be aware of the precautions that need to be taken in order to keep them safe and clean and healthy. Even if you are using contact lenses only occasionally, for example for cosmetic purposes, you should speak to your eye doctor first. As we explain in this article, an appointment with your optician or ophthalmologist is necessary before buying your first pair of contacts.
When you know that your eyes are good to be wearing contact lenses and you've bought your first pair, you need to make sure that you are doing everything correctly. The video below shows how to properly handle contact lenses in order to keep your eyes safe and happy.
If you still have doubts, here is a list of hints that might prove useful:
Now a few tips for people using make up. According to make up artist Selen Hurer, contact lens users should avoid some make up products such as oily make up removers, waterproof eye pencils and mascaras as they can seriously irritate one's eyes. Eye primer should be used on eyelids instead of concealer and glitter eye shadows should be completely avoided. Make up users should also make sure that their sponges and brushes are cleaned regularly, to keep the germs away.
If you are new to contact lens use, ask your eye doctor for advice on any issue that's bothering you. We are also happy to help you, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.