Cleaning your Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism 6 Pack contact lenses involves a simple yet crucial routine. Always use fresh disinfecting solution, gently rub and rinse each lens, and store them in a clean lens case filled with the solution. This process ensures your lenses remain safe and comfortable to wear.
The Importance of Proper Lens Care
Taking care of your contact lenses is vital for maintaining eye health and ensuring the longevity of the lenses. Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism lenses, like any other contact lenses, require regular and thorough cleaning to prevent eye infections and discomfort.
Step-by-Step Cleaning Guide
1. Hand Hygiene
Begin by washing your hands with soap and water. Dry them thoroughly with a lint-free towel to avoid any residue on your lenses.
2. Prepare the Solution
Use only fresh, multipurpose, disinfecting solution recommended by your eye care provider. Never use water or saliva as they harbor bacteria.
3. Gently Clean the Lens
Place the lens in the palm of your hand. Apply a few drops of the solution and gently rub the lens with your index finger to remove debris and buildup.
4. Rinse Thoroughly
After rubbing, rinse the lens with the solution to wash away loosened debris.
5. Disinfecting and Storage
Place the lens in a clean lens case and fill it with fresh solution. Ensure the lens is completely submerged. Repeat the process for the other lens.
6. Lens Case Care
Rinse your lens case with fresh solution, not water, and leave it open to air-dry.
Do's and Don'ts of Lens Care
- • Do replace your lens case every three months.
- • Don't reuse or top off old solutions in the case.
- • Do follow the recommended lens replacement schedule.
- • Don't wear lenses while swimming or showering.
Understanding Lens Material and Design
Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism lenses are made from silicone hydrogel, a material that allows high levels of oxygen to reach your eyes. This material requires specific care to maintain its breathability and comfort.
- • Always wash and dry your hands before handling lenses.
- • Use only recommended multipurpose disinfecting solutions.
- • Rub, rinse, and store lenses in a clean case with fresh solution.
- • Replace your lens case every three months.
- • Follow the lens replacement schedule as advised by your eye care provider.
By adhering to these guidelines, you can ensure that your Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism lenses provide optimal vision correction and comfort, while also maintaining the health of your eyes. Remember, proper lens care is a small yet essential part of your daily routine.