The Skinny On Putting in Contact Lenses

Many eyeglass wearers hesitate at the idea of putting something in their eye and think they could never learn how to put in contact lenses. That is unfortunate, because today’s contact lenses are nothing like the lenses of even a decade ago. They are thinner and allow more oxygen into your eye and, therefore, are much more comfortable. It is also very easy to learn how to put contact lenses in.

As with almost anything that you do, sometimes it may take a little practice before you become accomplished at it. Some skills require more practice than others do. You didn’t pull out into freeway traffic, going 70 miles per hour and zigzagging between lanes the very first time you were ever behind the wheel of a car. At least we all hope that first-time drivers are not doing that. If you’re like most people, you were a little anxious even though you were probably one of the only cars on the road and only driving through quiet neighborhoods. But now you don’t even have to think about driving. You just do it. It has become a natural ability.

The same with putting in contact lenses. It may be a little scary at first. And the idea of putting a piece of plastic on your eye may seem overwhelming, but give it a chance. You will probably be pleasantly surprised. Most people adapt well to today’s improved contact lenses and wonder why they waited so long after they have experienced the dramatic improvement in their eyesight.

Now, with the advancement of 30-day extended wear contact lenses, you can live and sleep in them 24 hours a day. They are so comfortable and safe for your eyes that they have become a viable alternative to LASIK surgery. And the best part about 30-day extended wear contact lenses is that you only have to worry about putting contacts in or taking them out once a month. For those of you who don’t like the idea of putting contact lenses in, this reduces that task tremendously. Put your contacts in and then don’t even think about them for the rest of the month. And you will then receive the added benefit of being able to enjoy perfect 20/20 vision any time of the day or night. Imagine waking up in the middle of the night and being able to see what time it is on your bedside clock without having to put your glasses on.

Putting in contact lenses does take a little bit of practice to become accomplished at it, but it isn’t an impossible task. Your doctor will walk you through all of the steps. And someone at the doctor’s office will spend time with you and have you practice putting in your contact lenses and taking them out. They will go through each step as many time as you need to until you feel comfortable with the process. Don’t reject the entire idea of contact lenses until you have tried it. You will wonder why you waited so long.