Is it necessary to use eye wash when wearing contact lenses?
There have been many debates on the Internet about the possible harm of contact lenses. In this regard, some wearers are worried that wearing contact lenses for a long time will cause damage to their eyes, so they buy additional eyewash to clean their eyes and prevent eye diseases. So, is this really necessary?
From the perspective of the use of contact lenses, the correct wearing and care of lenses in accordance with the instructions is the basis for avoiding eye diseases caused by contact lenses. After in-depth understanding of some cases, it is not difficult to find that the direct cause of irreversible damage such as eye infections is often due to irregular operation methods.
Eyewash, as a newly popular eye product in recent years, allows people to see the dirty things that have been cleaned out very intuitively, so many people are moved by it. However, the effect of eyewash is only to keep the eyes moist, clean and relieve itching, or flush foreign objects in the eye. Not only can it not replace drugs, but also cannot be used frequently for a long time. Otherwise, it will easily damage the microenvironment in the eye and cause flora imbalance. Various inflammations.
At the same time, eye wash and care solution should not be confused, they are very different in composition and function. If eyewash is used to soak and preserve the lens, not only can it not isolate bacteria and disinfect the lens, but it will also cause deterioration and pollution of the lens, posing a great threat to eye health. During the wearing of contact lenses, eye wash should not be used to avoid irritating the cornea and causing infection.
It is not difficult to see that for contact lens wearers, eye wash can be used as appropriate, but it is not a necessity. If you are misled by the propaganda of the business because you don’t understand it, you will harm your eyes if you abuse the eyewash at will.