Are you having discomfort when wearing your contact lenses? There are reasons on why you have discomfort when wearing your contact lenses. A simple change on your contact lenses, care products or daily habits will make you comfortable with your contact lenses. To be more accurate on determining the specific causes of your contact lenses discomfort and appropriate remedies, you need to see your optometrist or ophthalmologist. A visit to an eye doctor will rule out the possibility that your discomfort indicated a more serious underlying problem.
Note: When you wear your contact lens and it does not feel good, look good or you cannot see well using your contact lenses you will need to have a regular check up with an eye care specialist. A minor contact lenses irritation if left untreated will develop into a more serious problem on your eye or can be sight threatening.
Contact Lens Common Issues
If your Eyes turns red, painful, swollen or produce discharge. If you experience these symptoms, stop wearing your contact lens and consult your eye care specialist. This is a serious problem. Contact Lenses cannot be comfortable if your eyes is not healthy to begin with, if you continue to wear your contact lenses the problem on your eyes could make your problem worse. Your Eyes has a burning effect when putting on Contact Lenses. Contact Lenses retain Contact Lens substances when they come in contact with skin lotions, soaps with moisturizers, perfumes, food oils and cosmetics. These substances can create a burning sensation if they contact your eyes.
Note: It is important to thoroughly clean your hands before touching your contact lens. You can also wear daily disposable contact lens. You can just throw the contact lens within a single use.
When you wear contact lens, your eyes feel dry. Dryness symptoms is only occasional. The best remedy for these is using eye drops.
Note: All eye drops and lenses are not compatible; be sure to follow your doctor’s recommendations.
If the frequency of dryness is more than occasional, your eye doctor might recommend different contact lenses that are better suited to people with dry eyes. Eye Allergies or irritation of your eyes happens when you are outside of your house or around with your pets. If you have other allergies you may notice that your eyes would be involved during peak periods.
This can be a twofold problem involving both your contact lenses and your eyes. Lenses may collect irritants, which then irritate your eyes. Keeping your lenses clean can help, which means possibly changing your cleaning method or switching to daily disposable contact lenses.