Instructions for using Halloween Contact Lenses
Before using contact lenses:
- Do not use contact lenses with an expired date or from damaged original packaging. The date of expiry date can be found on the back of the individual contact lens packs.
- Never wear contact lenses when sleeping.
- Replace your contact lenses regularly according to the manufacturer's instructions.
- If you have contact lenses with different strengths, please make sure you do not mix them.
- If you have problems with your contact lenses, please contact your eye specialist.
- No cosmetics (e.g., hair and skin care products) may be applied to the eye or the contact lenses.
- Contact lenses are mechanically sensitive.
- Never wear damaged contact lenses.
- Do not allow the contact lenses to dry out or put them in dry condition.
- Contact lenses can slip while rubbing the eyes.
- Always use own contact lenses, never replace with contact lenses from other people.
- Keep glasses as a replacement for the contact lenses.
- We recommend that you check your contact lenses on a regularly basis.
- Never wash-up your contact lenses with tap water.
- Colored or motive lenses must not be worn when driving – they may restrict your vision
Placing the contact lens (on the right eye)
- Please wash your hands thoroughly with soap before touching your contact lenses.
- Please open the packaging of the contact lenses as required.
- The contact lenses lie in a liquid. Pour the contents into your hands. The liquid must drain so that you only hold the contact lens in your hand.
- Special note for soft contact lenses: the edge of the contact lens must point straight upwards. If the curvature is slightly outward, the contact lens must be inverted.
- The contact lenses must be covered with liquid. Therefore, rinse your contact lens with your contact lens solution before applying it.
- To place the contact lenses, place the contact lens on the tip of your right index finger.
- With the middle finger of the same hand pull the lower part down. Use the other hand (index finger) to lift the upper eyelid upward.
- Release your eyelids carefully, keeping your eye open.
- If you feel that the contact lens fits well, close the eye and open it again.
- Insert the contact lens for the left eye in the same way.
Use after contact lenses:
- If you have a burning sensation in the eye: Remove the contact lenses and clean them again.
- If you see blurred: Please remove your contact lens. After repositioning the contact lens, please reinsert it.
- If you have a scratching sensation: please remove the contact lenses and check the lens again for contamination and / or damage.
Removing of soft contact lenses (on the right eye)
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap.
- Tilt your head slightly downwards, looking slightly upwards. With the middle finger of the left hand, slightly lower the lower eyelid.
- Use the index finger on the right hand to move the contact lens down into the lower half of the eye.
- Carefully fold the contact lens with the thumb and index finger and remove it from the eye.
- Always place the contact lens in the thoroughly cleaned chambers of the storage container.
- Remove the contact lens for the left eye in the same way.
Contact lens care and storage
- For the maintenance and storage of the contact lenses, please only observe the instructions given by the manufacturer of your care system.
- We recommend a systematic and safe care as well as hygienic storage of the contact lenses.
Interaction with other media
- Only use care systems recommended by your optician with whom your lenses are compatible. Thus, you can avoid unwanted interactions of the contact lenses with care products.
- Drugs can cause a change in the tear film and thus affect the compatibility of the contact lenses.
- Tell your doctor or health care professional what medicines you are using.
- If you use eye drops, follow the instructions in the package leaflet.
- The above rules and merits are only for your optimization. In any case, you can not replace your contact lenses with a eye specialist, optician or ophthalmologist.
- Ask yourself the following questions before / while wearing contact lenses:
- Do my eyes look healthy? - No red spots visible.
- Do the contact lenses feel comfortable in my eyes? - No complaints.
- Can I see well? - I see nothing blurry.
- If the answer to one of the questions above is "no", please do not wear contact lenses, please consult your optician, ophthalmologist or eye specialist first.