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Can Contact Lenses Cause Eye Infections?

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More and more people now use eye contact lenses, which not only improve the appearance, but are also very convenient to use. However, there are many problems in the process of use. In the case of long-term wear, it is easy to have eye soreness and itching, and serious bacterial infections may occur, which may lead to eye diseases. So we need to pay attention to some problems when using contact lenses.



Can Contact Lenses Be Worn for a Long Time?

We say that wearing contact lenses is equivalent to a patient wearing a thick mask. Then it will easily lead to corneal hypoxia. If you wear contact lenses for a very long time every day, it will cause corneal hypoxia to cause damage and infection. This is a relatively large risk. In addition, if you wear contact lenses for a long time, if you do not take good care of the lenses, the protein in the tear water will be deposited on the contact lenses. In this way, the deposited protein is equivalent to a foreign body to our eyes, just like something gets inside the eyes, it will rub our eyes and cause damage, which is also a big risk.

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What Are the Issues to Be Aware of When Using Contact Lenses?

1. Pay Attention to the Hygiene of the Lens

The cleaning of contact lenses should be done in place, and hands should be thoroughly cleaned when they are worn, so as to prevent bacteria on the hands from contacting the eyeballs with the glasses lenses and causing infection. After using the contact lens, we should put it in a special soaking liquid, and frequently change the soaking liquid and clean the lens case.


2. Wearing Time Should not Be Too Long

If the lens stays on the eyeball for too long, it can easily cause eye congestion or inflammation. It is best to use a shorter time at the beginning. After a few days of use, the time should be controlled within eight hours, and it is better to use a frame when it is not necessary. glasses. The use of contact lenses also has a time limit. Remember how long you can use them when you buy them, and you must replace them when the time comes.


3. The Quality of Contact Lenses Must Pass

Some people like to buy contact lenses online. If you don’t understand the quality and hygiene of the glasses when you buy them, you can buy them when the price is similar after consultation. It is prone to hygiene problems and damage your eyes. So when we buy contact lenses, it is best to go to a regular optical shop.


4. Regularly Replace the Nursing Solution

Usually when you buy contact lenses, you will give a bottle of care solution. The care solution has an expiration date. If you don't use it within the specified time, it is best to throw it away and replace it with a new one. Don't feel that there is still a long time to throw it away.


5. Check Eye Condition Regularly

For people who use contact lenses frequently, it is best to go to the hospital regularly to check if there are any problems with their eyes. Because wearing contact lenses is easy to damage the eyes, when there is redness, swelling and pain, you must go to the hospital for treatment in time to avoid serious damage to the eyes.


Eye health is an issue that everyone needs to pay attention to. People who often use contact lenses should pay attention to the contents mentioned above. Follow us to learn more about eye and ear expertise and professional surgical equipment.