Is there an age limit for wearing contact lenses?
For young people who love beauty, once they start using contact lenses, it's hard to give them up. And with the younger age of contact lens wearers, we can not help but have such doubts, is there an age limit for wearing contact lenses?
From a medical point of view, there are no special restrictions on the use of contact lenses. In fact, it is not age but eye condition that determines whether or not a contact lens can be used, and doctors will use the results of an evaluation to determine whether or not a contact lens is suitable for use.
However, although there is no age limit in theory, minors under the age of 18 are still in an unstable state due to imperfect eye development and unstable vision, and wearing contact lenses can easily lead to physiological and metabolic disorders and other side effects. Accordingly, we also recommend that people over the age of 40 wear less. Because the person arrives at this age stage, the whole body each organ organization has different degree of degenerating, the resistance of airframe drops greatly, wear contact lens to appear corneal infection, ulcer to wait for a variety of complications quite easily.
In addition, also need to consider is to be able to correctly wear as required. Contact lenses are strict about hygiene and can cause infections if not properly cared for. Therefore, in the use of the process must pay special attention to eye hygiene, avoid rubbing the eyes with the hands, but also regularly small tools and double box disinfection. Wearing contact lenses causes the cornea to contact less air, resulting in dry eyes and lack of oxygen. In severe cases, this can lead to dry eyes.