Is it OK to mix contact lens solution?

Is it OK to mix contact lens solution?

Is it OK to mix contact lens solution?

Never mix fresh solution with old or used solution. Wait at least 4 to 6 hours—depending on the label’s instructions—before inserting your contact lenses. Never rinse your contact lenses with hydrogen peroxide-based solutions and directly insert into your eyes, as this can cause burning, stinging, and redness.

Does it matter which contact solution I use?

Instead of rinsing your lens and rubbing them clean with your fingertip, you only have to rinse them off. But despite the name, most eye doctors recommend you rub your lenses no matter what solution you use.

What can I use if I forgot my contact solution?

Saline solution, distilled water, and salt water can be used in substitution. Store your contact lenses as you normally would in saline solution. Saline solution is the safest alternative, but you should not use it everyday–only when you really have to.

Can you put multi purpose solution in your eyes?

To improve the comfort and wettability of your lenses a few drops of fresh multipurpose solution may be applied to both surfaces of the lens prior to applying onto eye. Discard all used, remaining multipurpose solution from the lens case.

Is it bad to switch contact solution?

“It’s not a good idea to switch solutions without having that discussion,” with your eye doctor, she says, since you can develop “allergies, sensitivities and dry eye by switching.”

Can you put contact solution in your eyes without contacts?

It is not meant for use in your eyes as drops. Although contact solution does contain the saline solution, which is safe for the eyes, it also has cleaning compounds. These cleaning compounds are the part that can really hurt your eyes.

What happens if I leave my contacts out of solution?

Bacteria, dirt, and other debris can still contaminate your contact lens, making it unsafe for your eyes. Contacts that are improperly cleaned or unprotected from bacteria can add to a host of eye problems or permanent loss of vision, such as: Conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pinkeye.