Care Tip – Vision Express PH

EYEWEAR AND CONTACT LENS

CARE TIPS

Learn how to avoid the common mistakes of
mishandling your eyeglasses and contact lenses
with these simple steps.

Do's

  • Always put on and take out your
    eyewear using both hands holding
    both sides of the frame.
  • Always store your eyewear in
    its case.
  • Always wipe your lenses with a
    clean micro fiber cloth wiper
    provided with or specially
    designed for eyewear.
  • Wash your eyewear in running water with
    mild soap or with a cleaning spray
    designed for eyewear.

Dont's

  • Avoid putting on or taking out your
    eyewear with one hand as it may loosen
    or damage your eyewear.
  • Avoid resting your eyewear on your
    head or forehead as it may loosen nor
    damage your eyewear.
  • Do not use your clothes to clean
    your lenses as it may cause scratches
    or other damages.
  • Do not use hot water, alcohol,
    or acetone to clean your eyewear
    as they may damage your frame
    and lens coating.
  • Do not put your bare eyewear
    in your pockets or bags to avoid scratches
    or other damages.
  • Do not leave your eyewear in the car
    as prolonged heat exposure can warp the frame
    or damage the lens.

Do's

  • Ask your optometrist for FDA
    Approved contact lenses and
    contact lens solution.
  • Use back-up eyeglasses to wear
    at home, or when there is irritation,
    or when foreign body gets into the eye.
  • At first sign of irritation,
    remove contact lenses immediately
    and if sypmtoms persist,
    see your optometrist.
  • Apply eye make-up only after
    you have inserted the lenses.

Dont's

  • Do not use contact lenses
    beyond their FDA prescribed
    length in use.
  • Don’t wear your lenses longer
    than that was recommended by
    eye care professional.
  • Exposure to water while wearing
    contact lenses in activities such
    as swimming, water skiing may
    increase risk of eye infection.
  • Lens damage, eye irritation
    or infection may result if cosmetics,
    or aerosol products come in
    contact with lenses.
  • Don’t excessively rub your eyes
    while the lenses are in.