Contact lens solution is designed to safely and effectively clean, disinfect, and store your contact lenses. Using a high-quality solution can increase the comfort and clarity of your lenses. The most effective solutions usually contain sodium hyaluronate, a lubricating substance that is natural to the human body.
75% of the information we receive comes through our eyes. But often, because of hectic and hurried lifestyles, we may not give our eye care proper attention. To avoid any discomfort or more serious vision problems, it’s important not to neglect contact-lens care. By adding a few extra seconds to your routine, you can ensure healthy eyes and clear vision every day. Eye drops and eye sprays are also important parts of healthy eye care and can help moisturise your eyes and improve comfort of contact lens wearing.
Before inserting your lenses, you’ll first need to rinse them in solution. When removing your lenses at the end of the day, it’s a good idea to gently rub the lens in your palm with a solution to remove any impurities, then store the lenses in your case with fresh solution. A high-quality contact lens solution is one of the most important factors to keep your eyes healthy, and some multipurpose solutions provide additional moisture, as well. After inserting your lenses each morning, don’t forget to discard the solution, so you’ll remember to dispense a fresh quantity the next time you remove your lenses.
It’s always best to use the solution recommended by your optometrist, as long as it’s comfortable for you. If you notice any discomfort or blurriness, it may be a good idea to try a new solution, as it may be more effective for you. Solutions differ in their ingredients and preservatives, so some may be better at disinfecting, while others provide better moisturisation. Each individual may tolerate solutions differently, so it’s important to find the one that works best for you.
Your eyesight is one of your most precious
resources, so it’s important to do everything you can to protect it. The
right lenses, solutions, and eye care maintenance routine can significantly
improve your comfort and quality of vision.
For more information about effective disinfecting and wear, consult our essential Contact Lens Care Guide.