Contact lens care solutions are crucial for all types of contact lenses (except for daily disposable contact lenses.) Both bi-weekly or monthly replaceable contact lenses, your lenses will pick up particles and have protein/lipid build-up in them. Therefore, you need to clean your contact lenses regularly with the right lens care solution.
Most contact lens manufacturers recommend specific lens care solutions so that you can use them with your contact lenses and achieve optimal visual acuity. However, it is essential to understand that you cannot use any lens care solutions for your lenses, and not all solutions are safe to be used with your pair of lenses.
Instead, the choice of lens care solution depends upon the type and material of your contact lenses. Also, there are many instructions regarding how to handle your contact lenses and to keep them safe and clean. Thus, you must consult an eye care specialist and read the usage instructions carefully before using any lens care solutions.
To give you an insight into different lens care solutions, here are some of the best variants available today.
Biotrue Multi-Purpose Solution
Biotrue multi-purpose lens care solution from Bausch+Lomb is one of the most advanced lens care solutions that is stimulated by the biology of the human eye. Biotrue solution conditions, cleans, removes protein, disinfects, rinses, and stores different types of contact lenses, including silicone hydrogel lenses.
This multi-purpose contact lens care solution has the same pH balance as your tears. The solution contains hyaluronan (HA) – a lubricant found naturally in your eyes and body. Thus, it functions in conjunction with your eye’s regular lubrication and provides comfortable contact lens performance.
At the same time, this lens care solution helps keep your eye’s proteins in their native active state, while dissolving denatured proteins (these are proteins that have been damaged because of external stress), to provide a holistic approach to ocular health, in case of re-usable contact lenses.
Renu Advanced Formula Multi-Purpose Solution
Bausch+Lomb’s renu Advanced Formula Multi-Purpose Solution has a combination of three disinfectants to provide an excellent cleaning regimen for your contact lenses.
The multi-purpose solution contains dual surfactants to provide moisturization to the lenses. Using the renu Advanced Formula multi-purpose solution daily helps remove accumulated debris, film, and deposits from your re-usable contact lenses so that you can use your contact lenses comfortably. renu Advanced Formula multi-purpose solution retains moisture on lenses for up to 20 hours. The lens cleaning solution is suitable for different types of contact lenses.
Opti-Free Puremoist Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution
Opti-Free Puremoist Multi-Purpose solution from Alcon contains the proprietary HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix as part of a dual disinfectant system. The multi-purpose solution creates a comfortable cushion on the surface of the contact lens. Also, the solution helps block any irritating debris and keep your contact lenses hydrated and comfortable during usage.
renu fresh Multipurpose Solution
The oldest lens care solution of the industry was launched in 1987. by Bausch+Lomb to help you clean, rinse, disinfect, and store your contact lenses. You can use this solution daily to remove protein build-up and rejuvenate your contact lenses for fresh lens comfort.
Give Your Contact Lenses the Right Care
Using the right lens care solution for your contact lenses is crucial. If you are using bi-weekly or monthly disposable lenses, it is advisable to clean them daily using a recommended lens care solution.
Simple multi-purpose lens care solutions from reputable brands such as Bausch+Lomb are easy to use and allow you to remove all impurities from your contact lenses thoroughly. You can use these solutions with all types of contact lenses, including multifocal lenses and monthly disposable contact lenses.Before selecting any specific lens care solution, however, make sure that you consult your eye care professional.
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