I remember when I started wearing eye contacts. I thought I’d just go on in life wearing glasses for the rest of my life because I was petrified of touching my eyeballs! Eventually, I was able to get the courage after many fails to finally get my contacts in and I quickly became a pro!
I wanted to share some of the tips and better yet show you on my YouTube channel how to go about placing them in and out of your eyes.
How to Insert Contact Lens
STEP 1: Wash and dry your hands with soap and a clean towel.
STEP 2: Rinse lenses using solution to remove any dirt or debris.
STEP 3: Put the lens on the tip of your index finger. Make sure the lens is not inside out (tip to tell if they’re inside out below)
STEP 4: Using your free hand, hold your upper eyelid in place and open wide
STEP 5: Using the free fingers of the inserting hand, pull down on your lower eyelid.
STEP 6: Looking up, place the lens on the lower part of your eye.
STEP 7: Move your eye around to make sure that it stays in
-You don’t want to mix up your lenses so remember to always insert and remove the lens for your RIGHT eye first. If you have an infection in one eye and switch them this will cause your other eye to get infected as well.
-If the lens feels uncomfortable or irritates your eye, take it out and check for damage or debris. If the lens is ripped, then throw it away.
How to Remove a Contact Lens
STEP 1: Wash and dry your hands completely using soap and a clean towel.
STEP 2: Looking up, pull down your lower eyelid.
STEP 3: Touch the lower edge of the lens with your index finger.
STEP 4: Slide the contact lens down to the white part of your eye.
STEP 5: Using your thumb and index finger, squeeze the lens gently and remove it.
STEP 6: Use the same procedure to remove the other lens.