Recently silicon hydro gel contact lenses
appeared on the market. They are made of a material of
a new generation. These are the soft lenses possessing
high gas permeability, competitive with good rigid
gas-permeable lenses. Focus
Night and Day and Acuvue
Advance are most popular of these new lenses.
Manufacturers predict, that such lenses will become alternative
of surgical operation.
Some general recommendations and
useful advice further follow.
Don’t use lenses when
you got a cold. Wear your glasses instead.
Store your contact lenses
in a door of a refrigerator (but don’t freeze
them), especially if you don’t wear your lenses
In cases of any sensations
of discomfort, reddening of eyes, tears, a photophobia,
blurring of sight necessarily see a doctor.
contact lenses cannot be let to dry up. The lens
should be either on an eye, or in a special solution.
If you have casually dried up a lens, throw it out,
it is no longer good.
Clean your lenses every time
you handle them (before putting it in your eye and after
removing). Give it a gentle 10-15 seconds rub in a solution.
The only exception is color
contact lenses – don’t rub them, this
might damage the color.