Hard Lens Care

hard lens care

There should not be any pain when wearing hard contact lens. However, you will know that you have them in and will be aware of their presence when you initially start to wear them. Follow the recommended wearing schedule. It may only be 2 to 4 hours at first. You will gradually increase wearing time as tolerated. You may experience episodes of excessive tearing which will cause the lenses to move around. Do not rub your eyes. Hard lenses do have a tendency at first to cause some mild burning and itching. This will gradually disappear as you adapt. Get in the habit of washing your hands before handling your lenses. Maintain a regular wearing pattern. If you wear them normally only ten hours, it might cause irritation to wear them for 18 hours. The surfaces of the lenses should remain moist to be comfortable. Excessive dryness may be caused by: Insufficient tear supply. Dry atmospheric conditions