Are contacts supposed to be blurry the first day?
Blurred Vision Some blurriness is common for new contact lens wearers. The distortion usually results from dryness. To counteract the moisture loss, talk to your eye care practitioner about medicated eye drops or pick up over-the-counter drops from your favourite drugstore.
What happens if you wear your contacts too long the first day?
Contact lenses that are worn too long can lead to the following conditions: Corneal ulcers (infectious keratitis): An open sore in the outer layer of the cornea. Hypoxia: A lack of oxygen that can lead to abnormal blood vessel growth into the cornea.
How many hours should I wear new contacts?
Your optician will be able to discuss with you what is best in your individual case, but as a general point, it’s recommended that you wear your contact lenses for a maximum of 10-12 hours per day. Wearing your lenses for longer may cause your eyes to become uncomfortable, red and prone to infection.
Do contacts feel weird at first?
The first time you try on contact lenses, it may be difficult and feel a bit uncomfortable. However, after wearing them a few times, they should feel completely comfortable, as if they are part of your eyes.
How long should I rest my eyes from contacts?
THE NEED TO REST YOUR EYES Make it a point to remove your contact lenses and allow your eyes a chance to rest. Try to do this for at least a few hours every evening and as often as possible one whole day a week.
How long does it take for your eyes to adjust to new contacts?
While contact lenses can be an attractive alternative to wearing glasses because they don’t change your appearance, contacts do also require a bit of an adjustment period. Most professionals will tell you that you can expect it to take as long as two weeks to get adjusted to your new lenses.
Why does my eye burn when I put in contacts?
Contact lenses are part of your eyes and getting some eye products into your lenses while having them on will cause irritation, redness and a burning feeling. Using products with glitter and lining the inside of your waterline will potentially lead to particles getting into your eyes and causing irritation.