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 wear. Read more about
solutions and eye care.
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 from your case, so you’ll remember to dispense a fresh quantity the
next time you remove your lenses.
Choosing the right solution
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 hydration. 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.