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Discomforts Experienced from Wearing Contact Lens
It is not unusual for contact lens wearers to experience discomfort from time to time. Although modern contact lenses are designed to be very comfortable, still it is unavoidable. You may be tempted to switch back to wearing eyeglasses but - these contact lens discomforts can be simply solved. By seeking the help of your eye doctor, you will most likely be feeling and seeing great in no time and not be forced to stop wearing contact lens!
Contact Lens Discomforts and its Remedies:
Problem # 1: Ill-fitting Lenses
Whenever you feel like something is in your eye/s when you wear your contact lens it is a sign that your contact lens does not fit perfectly, either the lens may be too small or too big for your eyes. It is very important to get the correct size and measurement of your eyes to effectively wear contact lens without any trouble. Bear in mind that contact lens is not a one-size-fits-all. When you first seek your ophthalmologist for your contact lens fitting, oftentimes the initial prescription is not accurate and the size may need adjustments. That is why it is recommended to let your eyes be examined at least 2-3 times in order to get your correct eye measurement.
ProblemProblem # 2: Dry Eyes
If you eye/s are not appropriately lubricated with tears the tendency is that your contact lens will most likely cause you some uneasiness.
Causes of Dry Eyes:
However, numerous cases of dry eyes can be easily treated with over-the-counter or prescription eye drops. But always consult fist with your eye doctor before using any eye drops since not all eye drops are compatible with all types of contact lenses.
ProblemProblem # 3: Allergies and Dust
If you have allergies, or you're always in a dusty environment certain allergens can stick to your contact lens which can lead to irritations.
ProblemProblem # 4: Improper Use and Care Contact Lens
Contact lenses must be used as directed by your eye doctor for utmost comfort. Your contact lens should always be cleansed, rinsed, disinfected and stored properly every night to eliminate any lipids and protein build-ups which is being accumulated from your tears.
ProblemProblem # 5: Other Underlying Medical Conditions
If your eyes are not healthy, then your contact lens will not be comfortable. If you start having swollen eyes or experience eye pain/s, then it is best to stop wearing your contact lens and see an eye doctor right away. This may likely be that you have eye infection/s which should be treated immediately to avoid any further major complications.
If you experience any contact lens discomfort, it is best to see your eye care practitioner to discuss the probable causes and its solutions. Remember that most problems can be resolved with simple remedies when it is prevented from the beginning.