Contact lenses can make life a whole lot easier. Because you no longer have the hassle of wearing glasses, you can lead an active lifestyle without the worry of dropping and breaking them. But with contact lenses, comes contact care - meaning cleaning and maintenance. You'll need to find contact solutions to cleanse and disinfect your contacts when not in use. When you browse the contact solutions selection at Walgreens, you'll see that there is a wide range of contact cleaning solutions available. The process of determining which contact solution you'd like to use can seem overwhelming. But it is important to make the right decision, because not all contact solutions work for all types of contacts, and improperly used contact solution can lead to eye infections and corneal ulcers. The first and easiest step is to consult with your doctor to see which types of contact solutions will work best with your lenses. After that, your optometrist can help you determine which style of contact lens cleaning solution will work best for you.
Caring for Your Contact Lenses
If you wear contact lenses it is of the utmost importance that you take care of your lenses properly in order to avoid eye infections, abrasions and corneal ulcers. All of these conditions are very serious and in some instances can irrevocably damage the eyes. The best way to reduce the risk is to clean your contacts with contact solution. There is a wide range of contact solutions available at Walgreens and this selection can be intimidating. There are daily cleaners as well as saline, multi-purpose and hydrogen peroxide solutions. To make sure you choose correctly, consult with your optometrist to see which style of contact cleaning solution will work best with your contacts. Whatever contact solution you and your optometrist decide on, Walgreens is sure to have it in stock. Always make sure to follow the instructions on your product packaging for the best care of your contact lenses. With proper care you can live a carefree life with contacts!