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Healthy Vision & Contact Lenses - New Educational Resource Offers Important Advice On Safe Wear And Care Of Contact Lenses
Date:9/5/2012

rs helpful "Do's and Don'ts" for handling and wearing contact lenses, and offers some easy-to-follow steps on how to reduce the risk of contact lens-related infection through proper use and care of  contact lenses as well as lens-care products such as contact lens cases.

Infections in contact lens wearers are often found among individuals who improperly store, handle, or disinfect their contacts, advises Hickson-Curran. Nearly half of survey respondents in the study admitted to not having washed their hands with soap prior to lens insertion in the morning (44%) and removal in the evening (49%).  And, although 75 percent reported that they emptied disinfecting solution from the lens case in the morning, only 46 percent reported that they filled the lens case with fresh solution.  "Failure to empty and replace the full volume of contact lens disinfecting solution was one of the few significant behavioral factors found in the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention investigation of the Fusarium outbreak of 2005," she notes.

Cleaning and regularly changing your contact lens case also is important as bacteria can grow in contact lens cases.  In the same study, one-in-three contact lens wearers (33 percent) said they cleaned their cases monthly or less often.  In addition, most patients reported methods of cleaning the lens case that involved exposure to tap water, very likely without understanding that there is a risk involved with such action.  "NEVER rinse your lenses in water from the tap," stresses Hickson-Curran.  "Tap water contains many impurities that can contaminate or damage your lenses and may lead to serious eye infections and loss of vision."

VISTAKON® is a trademark of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

1Source: Hickson-Curran, S, Chalmers, R, Riley, C, "Patients attitudes and behavior regarding hygiene and replacement of soft contact lenses and stor
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