What is the procedure for inserting soft lenses?
The full procedure is detailed below – however if you are still having difficulty it is often best to return to your eye care practitioner and get them to watch your technique to see if he can suggest any way to improve on it. Suggested Methods: Wash your hands with a mild soap, rinse completely and dry with a lint-free towel. A wet finger may cause a soft lens to flatten. Avoid using fingernails to handle your lenses. If you’re working near a sink, close the drain. Get in the habit of always working with the right lens first to avoid mix-ups. Pour the lens and storage fluid from the case into your palm. Inspect the lens for particles, deposits or tears. Place the lens, cup side up, on your dry forefinger. Determine if the lens is right side out. If it is right side out, the lens’ edge will appear almost straight up. If inside-out, the edges will flare out slightly. Another test is to place the lens on a crack in the palm of your hand and then cup the hand slightly. This will flex the