Fighting Contact Lens Discomfort

Contact lenses are a real blessing – you can see everything clearly and have the opportunity to enjoy wearing all kinds of branded sunglasses instead of squinting from the sunlight while wearing prescription glasses in summer. The amount of people who are looking cool and being thankful whilst wearing their Prada or Ray Ban sunglasses is endless!

But some people suffer from contact lens discomfort. There are in fact so many factors that may cause unpleasant feelings when wearing sunglasses that it’s easy to get confused. So let’s consider the major symptoms and find out what exactly may be wrong with your lenses.

End of day discomfort

If wearing lenses bothers you only at the end of the day – this may be cause by the dehydration of the lenses. In this case it’s recommended to opt for the silicone hydrogel contacts and the lenses with lower water content – these tend to dehydrate slower.

Burning sensation

You have just put the lens into the eye – and all of a sudden your eyes burn. It might be that your eyelash got between the eye and the lens. What is more, some substances may cause burning sensation. So make sure to put on make-up after having put the lenses on. Wash your hands with perfume-free soap and dry your hand onto the lint-free cloth.

Something-in-my-eye kind of feeling

When you experience these without wearing lenses – consult your eye doctor. This may be the symptom of conjunctivitis or other unpleasant eye diseases. But if you feel it once you’ve put your eyes on and you always aware that you are wearing contacts – something is wrong with the size of the lens. Maybe the diameter or the base curve is not right for you.

Dry eye feeling

If you have noticed that your eyes feel dry when you wear contact lenses, it might be a good idea to start using eye drops. Still remember that not all eye drops and lenses are compatible, so you should consult your eye doctor before making the purchase. He or she may also recommend you special contact lenses for dry eyes.

Red eyes

Red eyes are often (but not always) the sign of the allergy. The allergy may be caused by either external factors like pollen and dust or by your eyecare products – try changing your lens solution. This kind of contact lens discomfort may occur if some bacteria in your eye – remember to take proper care of your lenses to prevent the formation of protein deposits. Note that red eyes especially when they are also swollen may be an indicator of some severe problems with the eyes – see your eye doctor to prevent further problems.

Tips to buy the best Sunglass of our choice

Sunglasses are not only an accessory that allows you to look cool and do not squint in the bright sun. This is also a means of protection against ultraviolet rays which may not be the best way to affect the health of the eyes.According to studies, intense ultraviolet radiation from the sun contributes to the development of cataractswhich in turn is the main cause of blindness. Even single exposure to ultraviolet radiation on the eye can cause photo-keratitis, a strong inflammation of the cornea.

What to Remember When Choosing Points

Avoid the unpleasant consequences of being in the sun will help good sunglasses. Such a marking or a mark of UV 400 on glasses is the most important thing that should be looked at when buying glasses.Choose big sunlight goggles that close your eyes not only in front, but also on the sides.It does not matter if you choose glasses with yellow, blue or gray lenses. This does not affect the throughput of ultraviolet rays. However, some color glasses increase the contrast of vision which is very convenient. Lenses with polarization remove glare from reflective surfaces, for example from water. This is convenient when driving or relaxing on the beach but to protect the eyes from UV radiation, polarization has nothing to do.Good glasses with 100% protection from ultraviolet are both expensive and very cheap. When choosing glasses pay attention to these characteristics and you will not only have good glasses but also healthy eyes.

Rim and lens material

First, pay attention to the lens. What kind of glasses for sunglasses to choose. The very nature suggests the glass, behind which the mods are so chasing, is less scratched but only partially restrains the ultraviolet. But quality polymers like polycarbonate prevent the rays A and B from getting on the retina of the eye. Infrared rays delay only polarizing sunglasses and especially the classic image. Not all sunglasses are perfectly dark. Barrier for sunlight is not an intensive coloring of lenses. Even maximally darkened lenses without a protective filter from the ultraviolet damage the eyes even more than semi-transparent glasses. The fact is that behind the dark lenses the pupil involuntarily expands and literally absorbs harmful rays.

Conclusion: Protection from radiation

If you still cannot decide, then try to choose sunglasses by type of protection. The barrier factor and type of filter manufacturers point to a special insert that comes with the accessory. Additionally, some manufacturers note on the liner the conditions in which it is recommended to use glasses. The right choice of sunglasses will help understanding of all their characteristics. Seller’s optics salons often mention polarization, talking about the models of glasses for motorists and fans of beach holidays. In fact, the presence of a polarizing filter indicates that the lens is coated with a special coating, blocking glare and reflections.