1. Preparing the lens for wearing
It is essential that you learn and use good hygienic methods in the care and handling of your new lenses. Cleanliness is the first and most important aspect of proper contact lens care. In particular, your hands should be clean and free of any foreign substances when you handle your lenses.
The procedures are:
2. Opening the Multipack and Lens Package
It is simple to open the multipack. Locate the opening flap on the front of the multipack and pull up to break the seal. Inside you will find six lenses. Each lens comes in its own lens package designed specifically to maintain sterility. To close the multipack for storage, just tuck in the flap.
To open an individual lens package, follow these simple steps:
Note: Always start with the lens for your right eye. Making this a habit will help ensure that you always place the correct lens on the correct eye.
Handling the Lenses
4. Placing The Lens On The Eye
Remember, start with your right eye.
Once you have opened the lens package, removed and examined the lens, follow these steps to apply the lens to your eye:
Note: If you need to rinse the lenses before you insert it into your eye, use only fresh sterile saline solution. Never use tap water.
5. Centering The Lens
A lens which is on the cornea will very rarely be displaced onto the white part of the eye during wear. This, however, can occur if insertion and removal procedures are not performed properly. To center a lens, follow either of these procedures:
6. Removing The Lens
Always remove the same lens first.
7. Pinch Method
8. Forefinger and Thumb Method: