Daily contact lenses are a popular and convenient alternative to eye glasses or extended wear contact lenses for correcting vision. The biggest reason why they are so popular is because they do not require as much maintenance as extended use lenses, however, proper care and handling of contact lenses are essential to ensure the health and comfort of the eyes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 41 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Of these, 20% report having experienced a contact lens-related eye injury. Proper care and handling of contact lenses can help to reduce the risk of eye injuries and infections.
Caring for daily contact lenses is fairly simple, but is important to ensure the health and comfort of the eyes. Here are some key tips for caring for daily contact lenses:
By following these tips, you can help to ensure the health and comfort of your eyes while wearing daily contact lenses. If you have any questions or concerns about caring for your contact lenses, be sure to schedule a contact lens evaluation at an Amplify EyeCare clinic near you.
It is generally not recommended to sleep in contact lenses, as the eyes need to breathe and receive oxygen while sleeping. However, there are some types of contact lenses that are specifically designed to be worn overnight. Our optometrists can advise you on whether or not it is safe for you to sleep in your contact lenses. To learn more about contact lenses, visit our main contact lens page.
If you are seeking an eye doctor who can provide contact lens exams and fittings, look no further. Our optometrists are experienced in providing top-quality care and guidance to ensure the health and comfort of your eyes with contact lenses.