Scleral Lens Resources — preparation

Rebecca Petris

Safe lens handling practices

Return to tutorial table of contents Soap and water No moisturizers in your hand soap! Moisturizing soaps contains oils that will transfer to your lenses and can affect your vision and comfort. Hand soaps for contact lens users, such as OcuSoft, are great, and there are many other options, such as Neutrogena, or Dial bar soap. Towel-dry after washing! Drying your hands is also important. Due to acanthamoeba risk, you don't want tap water getting on your lenses, so towel-dry. Sit or stand? Follow the training given you at the doctor's office. Then, if something is not working for you, it's worth experimenting. Some...

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