for Contact Lens Wearers
contact lenses have become more and more popular as they become
more affordable and accessible. (Not to mention the rising
popularity of all the light-eyed celebrities: Ashwariya Rai,
Hrithik Roshan, Karisma and Kareena Kapoor, and so forth.).
Similarly, more and more people are also going for the more
subtle vision correction method: prescription contact lenses.
Whether they are colored or prescribed, many brides will wear
contact lenses on their wedding day. For all those who wear
lenses, itchy eyes, protein build-up and rewetting drops is
nothing new. We at SeasonsIndia.com have put together some
tips which will help you to minimize irritation and keep your
Clean your lenses regularly with saline solution and/or
use protein tablets to avoid protein build-up on the lenses.
Visit your optometrist at least once a year for routine
check-ups. This is important in maintaining good eye health
and safe contact lens wear.
Wash hands thoroughly before handling your lenses.
your lenses in before you put on make-up and take them out
before taking off your make-up.
Handle contact lenses over a clean towel. If your drop your
lenses, they will stay clean and undamaged, and you'll also
find them more easily!
an oil-free moisturizer.
your lenses in the case made for them and keep the case
your eyes frequently while under a hair drier or blower
to keep your eyes from getting too dry.
Use cream soaps. They can leave a film on your hands which
can transfer to the lenses.
contact lenses in your mouth or moisten them with saliva,
which is full of bacteria and a potential source of infection.
homemade saline solutions. Improper use of homemade saline
solutions has been linked with a potentially blinding condition
among soft lens wearers.
hand creams or lotions before handling contacts. They can
leave a film on your lenses.
Use waterproof mascara which cannot be easily removed with
water and may stain soft contact lenses.
hairspray after putting on your contacts. If you must, close
your eyes and spray. Keep eyes closed for a few seconds
after using hair spray.
And our final piece of advice: DON'T forget how gorgeous you