It’s an everyday thing that often doesn’t
get much thought. So what do you need to know about your contact lens case?
We’ll tell you everything you need to know here. Contact lens cases are used
to store your lenses and keep them clean with solution, whether you’re
at home or on the go. Many have left and right indicators or some other
design to help you remember which lens is which. Don’t forget to clean
your case regularly and replace it every 3 months. Click here to find
out more about lens cases.
How should you care for your lens case?
The case must be kept in a clean area.
After every use, rinse it with fresh solution, and allow it to air dry.
Moist spaces are breeding grounds for bacteria, so make sure you allow the case
to dry before using it again. It’s also a good idea to have extra cases on
hand, especially if you take yours with you to work, the gym, etc.
Never fill the case with tap water to
store your lenses. Although safe for drinking, tap water contains bacteria that
can be harmful to your delicate eyes.
Why change the case and how often?
It is generally advised to use a fresh, new
case with every bottle of contact lens solution
(approximately every 3 months). This is why all of our full-sized solutions are
sold with a lens case included. Many users underestimate the frequency with
which they should replace their case. Lens cases can easily become contaminated
both inside and out, so it’s also important to clean the case regularly
with solution or gentle soap and water. Always wash your hands before
handling your case and lenses.
How can accessories help with lens handling?
and tongs can help you
handle your lenses safely and effectively. They are used to remove the lenses
from the case to minimise contact with your fingers. By using tweezers or
tongs, you are less likely to contaminate or damage your lenses. Accessories
like these should be disinfected before every use.
Practical storage options
If you’re inserting or removing your lenses
while on the go, we offer a variety of convenient, all-in-one
lens kits that contain a lens case, tweezers, and a mirror.