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Travelling with contact lenses

Tips for Travelling with Contact Lenses

Tips for travelling with contact lenses

For those who wear it regularly, planning an additional step of the contact lenses more often before embarking on any trip. It is to ensure these items fit into your luggage while it doesn’t require such a time-consuming preparation. Contact lenses are great for travelling. Hence, as you travel your eyes may dry out and since you’re breaking your routine, you’ll forget to keep up your lenses properly.  By using these simple five tips for travelling with contact lenses, you can pack up quickly and enjoy the rest of your trip. 

Travelling with contact lenses
Travelling with contact lenses

Contact lens tips for traveller;

  • Buy a small solution contact bottle – instead of packing an oversized bottle of contact solution, invest in a travel-sized solution pack which is design for travel.
  • Do not wear contact on long flight – because contact lenses are partly made up of water, low humidity on the plane can dry out your lens, will causing discomfort. For a long domestic or international flights, please wear your eye glasses, instead of wearing contact lenses.
  • Follow your cleaning and storage routines – during your travel, it is easy to fall asleep by using contact lenses and forgetting to clean them, you can set alarm on your phone, computer or tablet for reminder to clean and store your contacts. It is important to maintain your regular contact lens routine as much as possible.
  • Ensuring to have plentiful supply of contact lenses – beforehand, you must calculate on how many contacts that you need for your trip. Also, you can put your contacts storage in your hand luggage or backpacks for an easier to access or clean up your lenses in case your flight is delay.
  •  Packing your glasses too – flights, long drives with an air quality will make your eyes dry. Switch to wear glasses until you reach your destination is the other alternatives.

Travel can also be a time to experiment with daily disposable lenses that not much require any maintenance and can be replaced with a pair of glasses for maximum comfort. Lastly, always travel with your copy of your eyes prescription and get the best advice from your ophthalmologist before you travel. To meet an optometrists, book your appointment now with Malaya Optical Optometrists.

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The Best Brands of Contact Lenses

The common questions from most people who are new to contacts is “What are the best brands of contact lenses to wear?” , an optometrist have given their suggestion based on the person itself, because every person must have different cases and there is a lot of brands out there that offer the unique features. In US, they commonly prescribes the contact lenses as a soft lenses, which are more comfortable to wear, have a better place to store, and are easier to adjust. To maintain the eye health, the contact lenses itself should allow enough oxygen to pass through the cornea.

The person who are thinking to switch from glasses to contacts and will becoming a contact lens wearer, you probably wants to know more information about each of top brands.

The best brands of contact lenses is surely Acuvue; it was a top selling contact lens because Acuvue has completed categories and variety types of lens including daily lenses, monthly lenses, overnight lenses, lenses for astigmatism and multifocal and many others. It’s also known as a very comfortable lenses and stay moist throughout the day for ultimate usage.

The best brand of contact lenses
The best brands of contact lenses

Other than that, Dailies is also another best brand of contact lens that is worth and has variety of disposable contact lenses for daily replacement, including for astigmatism. This brand also provide consistent and clear vision for your eyes all day long. Air Optix also offers many types of contacts; Air Optix with Astigmatism and Air Optix Night & Day Aqua. These two types of Air Optix are known for very comfortable use and it allowing oxygen to flow through the lenses which can leads to healthier eyes.

Another best brands of breathable contact lenses
Another best brands of breathable contact lenses

There are many others brands out there, and it can be overwhelming and hard to decide which one is the best for you. Thus, it is important to do the research and read others review before make the decision. Otherwise, if you has find the best brand for your eyes, you will love the convenience and comfort of wearing contact lenses. Furthermore, you may visit our website to book an appointment with Malaya Optical Optometrist expertise.

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The Importance of Breathable Contact Lens

It is important for us to know that our contact lenses is breathable or less because we always have to keep our eyes moist and comfortable. The importance of breathable contact lens is allow more oxygen to be permeable while wearing the lenses. The breathable lenses is needed to stay healthy and properly function to prevent the others damage. You may try using at least three or four brands of contact lenses, so that you know which one is suitable for your eye.

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