Category: Contact Lenses

Top 5 questions asked about an eye test

Top 5 questions asked about an eye test 1) My child really wants spectacles – how will the eye care practitioner know if they really need them or not? During the eye test, the practitioner can use different types of instruments and tests to check if a spectacle prescription is required. These are called objective […]

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How to wash your hands before wearing contact lenses!

Practicing good hand hygiene before handling your contact lenses is essential. This is especially important during these times. Always wash your hands well before touching your eyes and handling your contact lenses. Use a mild non-cosmetic soap which is oil and fragrance free and dry your hands thoroughly after with a clean towel or tissues. […]

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What is a cataract?

Our eyes are made up of different parts, each with their own important functions. Inside the eye, just behind the colured part (the iris) with a black hole in the middle (the pupil) is the natural lens. Normally the lens is clear and its main function is to focus light into our eyes for clear […]

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How to Insert & Remove your Contact lenses Safely

For all those contact lens wearers out there, and also for any aspiring contact lens wearers, here are some important steps to take before inserting and removing your lenses. ALWAYS wash your hands with soap and water, then dry them well with a paper towel. Do not let any water get in contact with your […]

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