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Purchase Colored Contact Lenses Tips

Contact focal points can amend numerous vision issues and permit you to jettison the glasses. However, these little, plastic circles can likewise be utilized to change the shade of your iris and give you a radical new look.

There are numerous styles of shaded contacts to browse, contingent upon the amount of a change you’re searching for:

Unobtrusive. These upgrade your characteristic eye shading, typically developing or including dynamic quality.

Shading evolving. These focal points give your iris the presence of a very surprising shading, and can take a shot at even the darkest eye hues.

Light separating. Competitors like this sort in light of the fact that these focal points enhance shading vision, for example, lighting up the shade of the ball amid a tennis match.

“Party” focal points. These focal points totally change the iris or even the entire eye, to another, regularly unnatural, shading or example. Commonly utilized as a part of motion pictures and for other dramatic employments.

Utilize FDA-Approved Contacts Only, Please

Contact focal points worn for restorative purposes must be fitted by an eye mind proficient. In the fall of 2005, the U.S. Congress sanctioned enactment that pronounced shaded contact focal points to be medicinal gadgets — making it unlawful to offer non-remedy hued focal points.

Thomas Steinemann, MD, a representative for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, says you ought to be careful about focal points you can get without a medicine: “How would you know whether they’re clean, on the off chance that they’re affirmed by the FDA, or on the off chance that they’re harmed?”

“Anybody getting shaded focal points needs to have their eyes professionally measured and the focal points effectively fitted,” Dr. Steinemann says. “Furthermore, a subsequent eye examination must be completed to evaluate whether the patient is experiencing any difficulty utilizing the focal points or if there is any eye harm.” Why? “Since despite the fact that shaded contact focal points may not right vision, regardless they have a similar potential to bring about damage,” he clarifies.

Possible issues with contact lenses include allergic reactions, accumulation of protein on the lenses, and eye irritation due to improper lens care. If contact lenses are not properly stored and disinfected, frequent eye infections, scarring, and even blindness, can occur.

Follow the Recommended Lens-Wearing Schedule

Most eye doctors recommend that users wear contact lenses for just a few hours a day during the first few days. Even if you are wearing colored contacts cosmetically, you should try out lenses for only a short period at first to make sure your eyes do not become overly irritated.

It’s normal for eyes to feel slightly itchy or teary when you first put lenses in, but this should improve with wear. If eyes become red or painful, or your vision is foggy or cloudy, the lenses should be removed immediately. If the problem continues, return to your eye doctor to assess the problem.

Care and Maintenance of Colored Contacts

The care and use of colored contacts is the same as for normal contact lenses. Basic contact lens hygiene tips include:

  • Always wash and rinse your hands with a mild soap before handling lenses.
  • Clean and rinse lenses with, and only with, an approved sterile solution after taking them out and before putting them in. Don’t use tap or even bottled water since they aren’t sterile and have been linked to severe bacterial eye infections.
  • Keep fingernails short and smooth to avoid scratching your lenses.
  • Make sure your lens case is always clean.
  • Inspect lenses for any foreign particles, tears, or damage before inserting.
  • Apply cosmetics after inserting lenses.
  • Don’t wear soft lenses when swimming.
  • The only eye drops that can safely be used with soft contact lenses are re-wetting drops that your eye doctor recommends.

Even if you don’t wear your colored lenses on a regular basis, you still need to clean and place them in new solution every month. And remember to disinfect the lenses 24 hours before wearing them.

How Much Do Colored Contacts Cost?

The cost of colored contacts depends on a few factors, starting with where you buy them, either from your eye doctor or on Internet that request a prescription before you can make a purchase. Cost also varies according to the brand, how often the lenses need to be replaced (which can vary from daily to once a month), and whether the lenses are colored only or corrective, too.

Lenses that are a basic, single color are often less expensive than those ones with an advanced mix of shades to produce a vivid effect or a more natural appearance when covering up dark irises. In general, prices start at around $10 for a disposable pair; for two-week disposables, that would add up to $260 per year; for monthly disposables, it would be closer to $120 per year.

The bottom line is that if you are properly fitted for the lenses and follow the simple care instructions, a fun, new look can be yours in a matter of minutes.