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Soft Contact Lens:

Advancements in contact lens technology offer the potential for successful contact lens wear to most of our patients. Contact lenses not only enhance visual acuity and appearance, but also improve performance in different visual tasks; helps avoid fogging of glasses in different environments, and also improve performance of other fast activities like sports.

Because contact lenses are medical devices placed on the eyes, they require expert fitting and careful instruction, as well as conscientious care and compliance with recommended follow-up examinations to maintain the healthy functioning of your eyes. To insure your contact lens success, we would like to familiarize you with our contact lens procedures and policies.

Shree Ramkrishna Netralaya has a well-equipped state of the art Contact Lens Clinic offering an extensive range of Contact Lenses. Our Contact Lens Clinic has highly qualified and experienced professionals who ensure that the patients are given the best lenses after scientific testing in a professional and friendly environment. This allows the best possible clinical care to be provided to individual patients.

Prosthetic Contact Lenses:

The Prosthetic contact lenses help to improve the aesthetics of injured, deformed, or disfigured seeing or non-seeing eyes. People who have lost eyes through accidents, disease or genetic abnormalities, as well as those already wearing prosthetic contact lenses.

Specialty Contact Lenses:

Medical Indications:

a) Keratoconus: Keratoconus is a thinning disorder of the cornea that causes distortion and reduced vision.

b) Pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD): A condition whereby the lower cornea becomes thinner, and the optic surface of the cornea becomes irregular, and the vision becomes blurry.

These conditions special contact lens is required for fitting. We at Shree Ramkrishna Netralaya provide speciality fitting contact lenses for various corneal conditions.

Care and Maintenance of contact lens:

Contact lens Insertion:
  • Before handling CONTACT LENS, you must wash your hands with soap (advised to use hand wash) and wipe it with lint free towel/air dry your hands.
  • Take out the lens from the lens case (don’t open both lens case cap at the same time).
  • Take it on your palm to clean.
  • Pour some fresh solution from the solution bottle
  • Rub & rinse the contact lens. (Cleaning procedure)
  • Taco test- keep the lens on the edge of the palm and fold your palm, if the lens fold inwards, then the position of the lens is correct.
  • Keep the lens on your dry fingertip (Index finger).
  • Hold & pull your upper eye lashes upwards & lower lashes downwards.
  • Look straight at the mirror & take the contact lens closer to your eyes, place the lens gently on your black portion of the eye, (don’t blink/ don’t close your eyes while inserting the lens
  • After insertion slowly look down and rotate your eyes after few seconds.
  • Empty the lens case
  • After inserting the lens leave the lower lid first, then the upper lid. Move your eyes in all directions.
  • You should wear the lenses for particular time limit as advised by your optometrist/contact lens specialist/eye care professional.
  • When you are wearing lenses, you must keep your lens case clean & dry.
  • Open both the caps & keep the lens case facing upside down.
  • For protection from dust wear goggles Plano glass.

Contact Lens Removal:

Wash your hand again with soap, and then dry it.

Hold your eye lashes as mentioned for insertion.

Look up towards your forehead, touch the lens with your finger, then drag the lens down from the black portion of the eye, pinch with your fingers (don’t pinch with nails), and take the lens out of your eye

After Contact Lens removal Rub and rinse the lens again as before.

Keep the lenses in respective lens case, and fill the container with fresh solution every time the lenses are removed Keep the lens case in clean place.

DO’S AND DON’T’S:

  • Do not sleep/bath/wash your face when the contact lens is placed in your eyes.
  • If you have to swim with contact lens, ask for special care of contact lens to your eye care practitioner.
  • Do not use creamy soap to wash your hands.
  • It’s better not to keep nails in finger.
  • Do not wear your lenses if you find chip / tear in lenses.
  • Use water-based makeup.
  • Change solution in the lens case on daily basis.
  • Clean the lens case at least twice in a week with fresh solution.
  • Lens case and solution bottle should be changed once in every 90 days.
  • Never transfer solution from one bottle to the other.
  • Do not roughly handle your lenses
  • Don’t touch the nozzle of the bottle.
  • It’s better to use same brand solution as advised by your eye care practitioner.
  • Don’t keep your stock lenses in refrigerator or under Sunlight.
  • Wearing hours should be increased gradually as advised. E.g., 1 day 2 hrs. 2 day 4 hrs. And so on.
  • Only lubricating eye drops can be used over the lenses (if prescribed by consultant), for any other ocular medication, at least maintain 30 min. time gap between them.
  • Your lens and lens care products should not be used by anyone else.
  • Don’t use the lens, in case of any eye abnormality like redness, watering, discharge, pain, itching, irritation & any general health issue, pregnancy, consult your eye care practitioner/health care practitioner