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6 important steps of contact lens removal

1. Before contact lens removal, it is highly recommended to thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water . This is to reduce the chance of an eye infection. The ophthalmology group recommends not to use any soaps that contains extra oils or fragrances, as soap can stick to the surface of a lens.

2.Flip over your storage case and shake out any leftover contact-lens solution, then air dry it or dry the case with a fresh, clean cloth.

6 important steps of contact lens removal

3. During contact lens removal, stand in front a mirror.

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4. Look upward. Using non-dominant hand, raise your upper eyelid away from your eye with your index finger.With the dominant hand, pull lower eyelid down with middle finger.

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5. To remove contact lens gently pinch the lens with the pads of your index finger and thumb. Try not squeeze the lens too hard so that it does not fold.

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6. After removed the lens, place the lens in the palm of another hand and squeeze fresh multipurpose lens solution onto the surface of the lens. If using contact lenses that are intended to be worn for multiple days before replacement, make sure to put them in a case that has “L” for left and “R” for right clearly marked, so that wont mix up. Remember to always follow the instructions that came with your cleaning and disinfecting solution.

How long does contact lens last?

Disposable contact lenses generally last between one day to one month, while hard lenses such as RGP and PMMA can last up to one year or longer. 

Why is it sometimes it is so hard to remove contact lens?

This can happen if wearing the contact lens for long hour or due to dryness of the eye. To remove it, try to apply some solution on the fingers and then touch the surface of the contact lenses for easy removal.

What will happen if cry while wearing the contact lens?

It is safe to cry while wearing the contacts. However,the lens may not adhere to the eyes very well due to tears. Do remember not to rub the eyes while crying because rubbing might damage the lens or cause the  contacts to drop out.

Can contact lens get lost in eye?

 No. It is impossible that the lens will get trapped behind the eye or completely lost in the eye.

What happens if never take out contact lens?

When contact lens is not removed, the eye can develop something called “Corneal neovascularization” that occurs because of the lack of oxygen to the eye. The blood vessels in the eye will grow a lot that the optometrist will advise to stop wearing any contact lens.

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Use spectacles during COVID-19

Eye Infection – Prevention during COVID-19

During the pandemic coronavirus outbreak, eye infection- prevention during COVID-19 is very important. Thus, it is best to give some attention to latest updates about the ‘Do’ and ‘Don’t health advice’s from the experts. For those who uses glasses, you should be aware that using spectacles during COVID-19 may less prone to be infected, ‘IF’ you strictly follow certain recommendations based from the front-liners.

Using spectacles during COVID-19
Source : How to use disinfectants to clean eyeglasses in the pandemic of coronavirus, Halinah Tseng, March 14

That’s because using spectacles may stop you from touching your eyes frequently compared to contact lenses. One of the most important steps that we should do is to wash our hands thoroughly to avoid harmful transmission of germs. In our routine basis activities, we might start touching things that could stained with germs and some of us may forgotten to wash our hands. Remember if we are spectacle user, it will always remain on our face even though we wear masks on.

Human hands with germs
Human hand with germs

What could happen next is, we might touch our face, put fingers in our nose rub our eyes with those hands. We should remember that eye infection- prevention during COVID-19 Pandamic is mainly focused on hands where it is the main pathway for germs transmission. For an example, try not to lift up your spectacles and rub your eyes if you felt your hands are not clean. When our eyes get tired after a long hours reading or televised, most of us would try to rub our eyes or wipe our face using hands which sometimes not as clean as you think.

Do not rub your eyes
Do not rub your eyes

Besides, using spectacles during COVID-19 may be a little bit protective from the floating virus particles in the air although it may more likely to infected through mouth and nose faster. However it also prevents water droplets to enter in our eyes. Add on, not to forget to maintain your hygienic with any material or things that you could probably use around your face everyday as it could reduce the risk of infections as well.

We may avoid ourselves from being one of the victim if we manage to follow certain protocols which has been recommended by WHO and eye care practitioners. Since there are some useful steps and precautions can be taken protect ourselves, we should frequently follow it to reduce health risks. For more information, please find your best optometrist in KL.

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ColourVue

Colourvue
Colourvue Contact Lenses

 

 

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Colourvue is a global contact lens company which specialise in crazy contact lenses and lens care products. They are fully committed to combine their industrial knowledge, expertise and research resources to produce the best products using the latest innovation in both designs and technology.

To ensure safety and consistent quality, all their products are manufactured in a stringent quality controlled environment in ISO9001 and GMP approved facilities using the latest contact lens manufacturing technology. Their products have passed European CE approval, which is also accepted in most others parts of the world.

Their products are marketed in more than 40 countries worldwide. to distributors, and both high street and online retailers. The steady expansion illustrates the strength of our product quality, lens comfort and exceptional customer service.

 

-Colourvue Starburst Series

Lenses are Colouruve Starbust Blue, Colouruve Starburst Brown, Colourvue Starburst Green, Starburst Grey

Colourvue starburst
Starburst Blue, Starburst Brown, Starburst Green, Starburst Grey.

Colourvue BigEyes(Natural Looking big eyes without changing eye colour)

The 14mm lens add a black outer ring to your natural eye colour. This creates an instantly bigger, more defined eye to transform your look. Natural ring makes it easy to create a wide-eyed, doll-like look.

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 Months

Powers: Plano(0.00), -0.5 to -8.00

Colourvue bigeyes natural ring

-Colourvue BigEyes(Dolly like big eyes effect).

Lenses are BigEyes Cool Blue, BigEyes Sweety Honey, BigEyes Party Green, BigEyes Evening Gray, BigEyes Awesome Black, BigEyes Pretty Hazel, BigEyes Gorgeous Gray, BigEyes Sexy Brown, BigEyes Dolly Black, BigEyes Ultra Violet.

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 Months

Powers: Plano(0.00), -0.5 to -8.00

Fitting: B.C: 8.6mm, DIA: 14mm, 15mm

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Colourvue 3 Tones

Lenses are 3 Tones Grey, 3 Tones Blue, 3 Tones Green, 3 Tones Brown, 3 Tones Violet.

 

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 Months

Powers: Plano(0.00), -0.5 to -8.00

Fitting: B.C: 8.6mm, DIA: 14mm

Colourvue 3 Tones
Perfect Colour Blending Technology For Natural Enhancement

Colourvue Basic

Lenses are Basic Grey, Basic Blue, Basic Green, Basic Honey

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 Months

Powers: Plano(0.00)

Fitting: B.C: 8.6mm, DIA: 14mm

Colorvue basic
Colorvue basic grey, blue, green, honey

 

Colourvue Toric

Water Content: 42%

Fittings: B.C: 8.6mm, DIA: 14mm

Centre thickness: 0.09mm@-4.00mm

Axis: 90, 180

Cylinders: -0.75,-1.25, -1.75

Spherical Powers: Plano(0.00) -1.00 to -5.00 in 0.25 steps, -5.50to -9.00 in 0.50 steps

Manufacturing Method: Front surface-Lathe cutting/3 curve design, Base surface- Cast moulding

Astigmatism Design: Back Surface Toric

Material: Hydrogel Terpolymer

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 months

Colorvue Toric
Colorvue Toric

Colourvue elegance

Colourvue elegance lenses are elegance Grey, elegance Brown, elegance Aqua, elegance Green, elegance Pink.

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 Months

Powers: Plano(0.00),-0.50 to -8.00

Fitting: B.C: 8.6mm, DIA: 14mm

 

Colourvue elegance
Grey, Brown, Aqua, Green, Pink

 

Colourvue Glamour

The lenses are Glamour Grey, Glamour Blue, Glamour Honey, Glamour Aqua, Glamour Green, Glamour Violet.

Packaging: 2 lenses per box

Replacement: 3 Months

Powers: Plano(0.00),-0.50 to -8.00

Fitting: B.C: 8.6mm, DIA: 14mm

Colourvue Glamour
Grey, Blue, Honey, Aqua, Green, Violet

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