Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Don't buy questionable contacts On your travels you might spot contact lenses for sale in corner stores. Don’t buy them. Never purchase contacts unless they’ve been prescribed for you. Wearing contacts that haven’t been prescribed can harm your vision. Only purchase from trusted, verified retailers or online stores. Very important: Always make sure you [...]

2019-12-05T15:10:49+02:00December 30th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Shield yourself from the sun Just as you apply sunscreen to your skin, you should take precautions to protect your eyes from exposure to dangerous UV rays. One way to protect yourself: Consider getting contact lenses with UV protection. Other precautions include wearing polarized sunglasses, a large-brimmed hat and UV-blocking contacts. Don’t take chances [...]

2019-12-05T15:06:32+02:00December 23rd, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Practice good contact lens hygiene No matter where you are traveling, be sure to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before touching your contact lenses or your eyes. Your hands should be dry before touching a lens or an eye. Remove and clean your lenses every day, and wash your lens case [...]

2019-12-05T15:00:25+02:00December 16th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Know the travel security rules Whether you’re flying to Africa, Europe, USA or the East ,Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations could affect you as a wearer of contact lenses. TSA allows contact lenses in both carry-on and checked bags, but contact lens solution is another story. A container of contact lens solution in your [...]

2019-12-05T14:49:02+02:00December 9th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Pay attention to your eyewear prescriptions At least a few weeks before you pack your business suit or bathing suit, get your eyes checked to make sure your contact lens and eyeglass prescriptions are up to date. This is especially important if you’re going to be away from home for an extended period or [...]

2019-11-29T11:52:34+02:00December 2nd, 2019|Eyecare, General|