If we do not keep cleaning contact lenses , there is a type of bacteria called microbial keratitis that can survive in contact lens cleaning solutions for more than 4 hours .
In the United States , more than 30000-50000 cases of microbial keratitis infections . This infection causes symptoms of pain in the eyes , blurred vision , sensitivity to light , eye keeps out water , and ooze . If you experience these symptoms , immediately unplug eye contact lenses and consult a doctor .
Infectious keratitis can lead to impaired vision left , even at extreme blindness .
There are a few tips to keep in mind the contact lens wearers to maintain the hygiene of the eye glass lens replacement .
- Always wash hands with soap and water , then dry your hands before touching the contact lens .
- Although the cleaning fluid in the bottle says " do not need to be rubbed " , but still gently rub the contact lenses when cleaning . Microorganisms are sometimes mixed with organic materials such as proteins of the eye that can not be eliminated simply by soaking .
- Do not sleep wearing contact lenses , eye doctor unless stated it's okay .
- Do not wear contact lenses bath . Besides always remove contact lenses before swimming or bathing in hot water so that the water is not contaminated contact lenses .
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