Color contact lenses are not only a methodChange the eye color, but also the ability to change glasses to a more comfortable and comfortable wearing vision correction tool. There are dozens of types of lenses: color and toning, conventional and with diopters, one-day or reusable. But is it harmful to use such lenses?
Ten to fifteen years ago, manufacturersSuggested colored contact lenses of 3-5 basic shades. Despite the progressive materials for the time, such lenses were not very convenient, caused discomfort, in some cases, could lead to deterioration of vision. Now the situation has changed. Now you can radically change the color of even dark brown eyes or buy lenses with a cat's pupil, skull, heart or other pattern.
Color lenses differ from transparent onlyPresence of a drawing. The dye is contained in the inner shell of the lens. Contact with the cornea is excluded, and therefore such lenses are harmless. Some types of lenses have protection from ultraviolet radiation.
So that it was not painfully painful
To not harm such a tender bodyHuman body, like the eyes, you must follow certain rules. Firstly, if you purchased colored contact lenses, ask the seller or ophthalmologist in detail about the rules of care for them. Strictly comply with all requirements. Secondly, when buying, pay attention to the lines of validity of lenses. Corresponding marking must be applied to the package. Third, do not wear the lens for longer than recommended. Fourth, a specialist should choose the lens that suits you.
Optometric measurements when selecting color or transparent contact lenses are mandatory!
The term of wearing a lens depends on their type. One-day lenses are ideal for special cases, when you need to emphasize the natural shade of the iris or change it. Lenses with a short period of wearing can often change the color of the eyes, each time complementing their image. Contact lenses of prolonged wearing can be worn for a long time. Even if the manufacturer in advertising assures that they can not be removed within 30 days, doctors recommend still doing this at least once a week. Disinfection with a special solution will remove protein deposits and other contaminants from the surface of the lens, eliminate harmful bacteria. In addition, over night your eyes will rest. Long-wearing lenses are cheaper, but require more careful care.
Proper care for colored contact lenses
Color contact lenses are quite expensive,But because of the means of caring for them, it is also not worth saving. Quality drugs will extend the life of each lens, and the risk of infection will be reduced to almost zero. Be sure to buy a container for contact lenses and always carry it with you. There are special compact kits, which include a container, tweezers and a tiny bottle for a disinfectant solution. On the inside of the box there is a mirror that will make it easy to put on and take off the lens. Lenses with a long period of wearing let in air, but it is worth remembering that this is still a foreign body on the delicate skin of the eye. Only wear clean lenses. If you accidentally drop the lens, check it for mechanical damage, and then rinse it thoroughly. In cases where, after putting on, you feel discomfort, remove the lens and consult a doctor to check the lens for integrity.
To get rid of unpleasant sensations, having moistened a surface of a sclera or washing off an occasional speck of dust, such as an "artificial tear" will help.
One-day lenses do not require any care. After one day of wearing, they can be removed and discarded. To wear for longer than a day such lenses are harmful.
If you follow all the precautions and wear the lenses correctly, they will not cause harm.