I wrote this review while participating in an Influencer campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and received a promotional item from Mom Central to thank me for participating.
As Halloween approaches, kids and adults alike are starting to decide on their costumes from wigs to shoes and everything in between. Colored/designer contacts have started to be a tradition among costumer goers, as a authentic addition to their look. According to the American Optometric Association’s 2013 American Eye-Q consumer survey 17% of Americans have worn decorative contact lenses that don’t provide vision correction A lot of people do not realize that contacts – even purely cosmetic ones – require a prescription from an eye care professional.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc.,manufacturers of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses wants to share with us reminders of how important it is to practice safe contact lens wear and care. From purchasing lenses with a prescription from a licensed eye care professional to good hygiene habits when putting in or taking out your contacts, practicing these do’s and don’ts will prevent eye damage.
Follow these tips to make sure that you are wearing and caring for your contact lenses safely and effectively.
- Wash and rinse your hands thoroughly with a mild soap and dry with a lint-free towel before handling your lenses.
- Put in your contact before you put your makeup on or any costume paint
- Remove lenses immediately if you experience eye discomfort , excessive tearing, vision changes, and redness of the eye or any other problems and promptly contact your eye care professional.
- Always remove, clean, and disinfect your lenses according to the schedule recommended by your eye doctor
- Wear another persons lenses
- Wear lenses longer than the time frame recommended by your eye doctor
- Rinse your lenses in water from the tap or expose them to any water – such as swimming or showering – while wearing them
- Use anything aside from recommended solutions by your eye doctor, such as saliva, to lubricate your lenses