Hot pot is a favorite of many people, and all kinds of ingredients in the pot immediately become so delicious, delicious can not stop. Moreover, if family or friends sit around a table, the atmosphere is even warmer and warmer. However, when eating hot pot, wearing glasses tend to produce a lot of fog, even the food can not see clearly, naturally very affect appetite and mood. So, is it ok to wear contact lenses, and will the lenses melt?
A number of articles on the Internet have been published on the subject of how contact lenses can melt in high temperatures, and how the lenses can become dangerously blind when worn in hot pot or grilled meat. These words are unreasonable actually, the melting point of contact lens material is taller, want to be not contacted directly only igniter, won't melt easily commonly. Contact lenses in the factory before the need to use high temperature to sterilize, so it is able to withstand certain high temperature.
However, in the high temperature environment, the lens in the water evaporation rate is relatively fast, when eating hot pot wearing contact lenses may encounter lens dehydration and cause dry and itchy eyes, it is best to prepare a bottle of eye lotion to use, more safe. In addition, due to the high humidity, the lens is easy to stick to the eyeball, the probability of microbial infection will also greatly increase, a little inadvertently may cause inflammation. So try not to sit too close when wearing contact lenses, in case the steam gets in your eyes for too long.
In addition, if there is a splash of soup into the eyes, should immediately take out the contact lens, and then rinse the eyes with water. If you find your eyes uncomfortable after eating hot pot, you can stop wearing contact lenses for a few days for observation. If the symptoms of discomfort have not been relieved, you are recommended to the hospital for examination.