Cleaning products adapted to eye and lens allow storage and cleaning of contact lenses have a large impact on comfort and long-term tolerability. Who wants to wear the invisible helpers of seeing long carefree, can professionally customize not only the lenses themselves, but also the care products. Care products for contact lenses, there are today not only at the optometrist, but also in drugstores, pharmacies, and even on the Internet. But therefore to assume that matter, thus keeping his lenses in shot, is a dangerous fallacy: what care is the best, to a large extent depends on how the eye is constructed from properties that the carrier can not even judge. A contact lens fitting, determines the lenses specialist therefore also equal care solution, and explains the application. Contact lenses must be cleaned, depends also from the lens type and the material. Month and year lenses require virtually no particularly intensive care day lenses. Soft lenses which are otherwise to clean as dimensionally stable and should therefore never be associated with hard lens care together.
In this case can the soft lenses sources and to incorporate ingredients of means of hard lenses in them”, explained Peter Moest, Professor of Contactoptik and optometry measurement procedures, and head of the laboratory of contact lenses at the Beuth Hochschule in Berlin. The result: the lens can no longer be used. There are a number today easy to use, care systems ausgetuftelter. The most popular, also most convenient is the so-called all-in-one solution so a bottle”for the complete care. In addition, there are systems that consist of several components. This includes the manual cleaning with additional surface cleaners.
What solution the best for eyes and lenses, also decides to adapt. “Good care, not a nice barn makes a good horse.” For contact lenses, this Danish proverb is limited. Because even the “stall”, so the Contact lens cases, should not be forgotten when cleaning. Studies have shown that 50 percent of contact lens cases are Bacterially contaminated. It does not, lens carrier should change the solution daily and rinse out the tank. As another rule of thumb: water and SOAP are hand duty, before it goes to the lenses. For contact lenses and containers, tap water, however, is taboo. Germ, salt and lime, are included in the water can lead to irritation of the eye. For long term healthy wearing the eyes should regularly check even after the adjustment. Thus, it is ensured that cleaning products, lenses and eyes are well tolerated. The control examination is recommended but also and in particular for those lenses and care accessories do not have adjust.