Which type of contact lens is best for me?
The contact lens that is best for you may depend on your lifestyle and vision correction. There are many varieties of soft contact lenses; your eye care professional will help you determine which lenses are right for you.
What is the best contact lens care system?
Your contact lens care system has been selected for you, by your doctor, to be compatible with the lens materials you are using.All Clean Soft is the ideal multi-purpose solution for all types of soft contact lens users thanks to the properties of its new exclusive formula. All Clean Soft is compatible with the new generation of Silicone Hydrogel lenses.
Are my solutions good for an indefinite period of time?
Contact lens solutions should not be used after the expirations date. The discard date is the date the solution should be thrown out after opening. Manufacturers have begun to assign discard dates to their solutions.
How often should I replace my lens case?
The American Optometric Association recommends you replace your contact lens storage case at least every three months.
Is it safe to shower in contact lenses?
It is recommended not to shower while wearing contact lenses. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended that contact lenses not be exposed to any form of water. Although rare, a sight-threatening eye complication, "Acanthamoeba keratitis", is caused by an organism present in all forms of impure water (i.e., swimming pools, tap water, saunas, wells, and showers). It would be preferable to insert your contact lenses after showering. If lenses are being worn while showering, it is recommended to keep the eyes firmly closed.
Are contacts lenses hard to take care of?
It differs from lens to lens:
Can I wear soft contact lenses if I have astigmatism?
Yes, you can wear a special type of soft contact lens called a toric lens which will correct your astigmatism. However, these lenses are typically more expensive and there are fewer types available than there are with regular (spherical) lenses. UltraWave®SiH is a soft contact lens that Can mask astigmatism up to 1.25DC with spherical fitting.