38 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE U.S.WEAR CONTACT LENSES.1 More than 80 percent of them believe
they follow good lens care practices
while only2 PERCENT ACTUALLY DO.2
WATER & LENSES DON’T MIX
Whether tap or distilled, water contains microorganisms that can cause infections.
Do not rinse your lenses
or clean your case with water.
IF YOU SEE RED, TAKE A SECOND LOOK
Only about 4% of allergy sufferers have eye allergies as their primary allergy.3 If you see red eyes when you look into the mirror, remove your lenses and consult your eye care professional.
WATCH WHEN YOU WASH
Some viruses and bacteria can live up to 2 hours or more on surfaces such as bathroom sinks.4 Always wash and dry hands before handling lenses for a successful lens wearing experience.
EYE ON THE SOLUTION
Many people might change their brand of floss or mouthwash without a second thought, but make sure to speak to your eye care professional before changing contact lens solutions. Not all solutions are the same.
– GET READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP –
Remember to discard your mascara after three months of use.5
In addition, always apply makeup after inserting your contact lenses and remove your lenses before removing makeup.6
EMPTY, RINSE & REPEAT
Clean, rinse, and air dry your lens case each time lenses are removed.
USE FRESH NEW SOLUTION EVERY TIME
About 90 percent of contact lens wearers
do not understand the importance of disposing used contact lens solution before adding fresh solution.2
– KEEP TALKING! –
Visit your eye care professional once a year and talk about lens care.