How To Clean Hard And Soft Contact Lenses?
There are two types of contact lenses - soft lenses made of silicone hydrogel and hard lenses or gas permeable contact lenses which are also made of plastic, but a harder variety known as polymethylmethacrylate or PMMA. Since the development of soft contact lenses, the hard variety is rarely used nowadays. Most of the usage of hard lenses is due to medical recommendation. The cleaning methods of contact lenses are dictated by the kind of lens being cleaned.
Cleaning of Hard Contact Lenses
Cleaning of Soft Contact Lenses
Precautions to Be Taken
Here are a few precautions which should be taken while cleaning and storing contact lenses:
ConclusionThese details will help you understand better the use and maintenance of contact lenses, and thus get more out of them in the long run.