How old can you wear contact lenses?
The love of beauty has nothing to do with age, the convenience that contact lens brings to People's Daily life and the extra points to makeup look make the women of different ages very attractive. So is there an age limit for using contact lenses and can you wear them no matter how old you are?
As the third kind of medical instrument, contact lens has relatively strict requirements on the operation steps and the hygiene of use. Buy at will and use contact lens, not only cannot develop its correctional effect normally, still can cause incalculable damage to the eye. Therefore, in order to safely wear contact lenses, it is necessary to have a certain amount of time and energy, and to have a relatively good self-discipline ability. In general, contact lenses are not suitable for minors, because they can't ensure that the lenses are cleaned and taken care of every day, and they are prone to eye strain due to heavy schoolwork. What's more, wearing contact lenses may affect the normal development of their eyes.
People over the age of 40 are advised not to use contact lenses, as wearing them for long periods of time can cause lack of oxygen and resistance to the eyes. After the age of 40, the function of the eye tissue will appear obvious deterioration, the resistance of the eye is further reduced, wearing contact lenses is more likely to cause serious complications, or even cause permanent vision damage.
Contact lenses are not ordinary goods, even in the age for wearing contact lenses, it is necessary to take the correct method to operate and use, and to pay special attention to maintain good hygiene. At the same time, we also suggest that contact lens wearers had better regularly to professional hospitals for ophthalmic examination, in order to timely discover the fundus abnormalities.