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Contact Lens Wear and Care

CONSUMER GUIDELINES

 

WEAR AND CARE / INSERTION AND REMOVAL

COSMETIC AND THEATRICAL CONTACT LENSES

 

Cosmetic contact lenses are like other contact lenses, but are intended solely to change the normal appearance of the eye in decorative/cosmetic fashion.

 

Cosmetic and Theatrical Contact Lens “Wear and Care”

 

As other contact lenses, cosmetic and theatrical contact lenses must be cared for properly. Please memorize or keep this instruction sheet nearby to review guidelines before wearing cosmetic and theatrical contact lenses:

 

  1. Always wash your hands before inserting, removing or handling your contact lenses.

  2. Use only the lens disinfection regimen recommended by your eye care professional. (Do not use a hydrogen peroxide solution) (Recommend Renu, Opti Free or Aqua Refresh)

  3. Never use tap water on your lenses.

  4. Never share your lenses with anyone. This can lead to infection and spread of disease.

  5. Never sleep with your lenses on. If you have not worn contact lens before, start out wearing them 2 hours first day 3- 4 hours 2nd day and increase wearing time gradually.

  6. Have your eyes examined every year.

  7. Do not wear cosmetic or theatrical contact lenses while driving a motorized vehicle.

  8. If you experience any unusual redness, blurriness, discomfort, excessive itching or pain, remove your lenses immediately and consult your eye care professional.

  9. These contact lenses are 38% Polymacon 62% water and may be kept for up to one (1) year after opening the vial.

 

Cleaning and Storage Instructions

 

Wash your hands. Put the contact lens in the palm of your hand. Pour a small amount of recommended solution over the contact lens. Gently rub the contact lens with your index finger 10 to 15 seconds. Turn the lens over and repeat the instructions. Rinse with more recommended solution. Store your lenses in a clean contact lens case covered in recommended solution.

 

Insertion and Removal

 

  1. Remove the lens from the contact lens case.

  2. Put the lens on the tip of your index finger.

  3. Check to see that is not turned inside out: If inside out it will bow out around the edges as a saucer.

  4. Holding the lens on the tip of your index finger, take you next finger over and pull down your bottom eyelid.

  5. Hold your top eyelid up with your other hand index finger

  6. Look up and put the lens of the sclera (white of the eye)

  7. Lightly hold on the sclera and then look down.

  8. You will feel the lens slide over the cornea.


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