How To Put In Contacts Safely

How to put in contacts

It's no wonder more than 45 million Americans¹ wear contact lenses; these little lenses come with big benefits.

Unlike glasses, contact lenses don't crack, fog up or slip down your nose. And they provide a wider field of view for better vision.

Even though there are many advantages to wearing contacts, it might be scary at first to put them in and remove them at night. Lucky for you, the eye doctors at the eyecarecenter have put together a beginner’s guide to putting your contacts in. Continue reading to learn how to put in contact lenses safely and correctly.

Safely Putting In Your Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a wonderful and convenient way to correct your vision. Follow these steps to easily insert your contacts.

How to Put In Contact Lenses

A Step-by-Step Guide For Putting In Contact Lenses

Helpful Tips for Putting In Your Contact Lens

At first, contacts can be quite difficult to put in and take out. Here are some helpful tips for wearing contacts from eyecarecenter:

  • Always start with the same eye each time you place or remove your contacts. Making this a routine allows you to easily place the lens in the correct eye when you have different prescriptions.

  • Keep your fingernails trimmed to avoid accidentally scratching your eyes.

  • When first beginning to put in contacts, try doing it in front of a mirror. This can make it easier to see what you’re doing.

  • Make sure to keep a pair of glasses with prescription lenses handy. This allows you to choose which days you want to wear your contacts.

Removing Your Contact Lenses

Removing your contacts after a long day of wear is quite relieving. Taking out your contacts is easy to do.

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