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Can you  Wear Contact lenses in the pool?

Can you Wear Contact lenses in the pool?

7 Apr 2020

As a contact lens wearers you will have been told not to wear your lenses in the swimming pool, so what exactly is in pool water that is so dangerous that you can not wear contact lenses whilst swimming? and what about the hot tub or Jacuzzi?

It's more than just a simple case of don't get your contact lenses wet, read on to find out why contact lenses and water don't mix.

Can welding melt contact lenses?

Can welding melt contact lenses?

7 Apr 2020

Although this may not be of great concern to many contact lenses wearers, it s a good question if you are a welder.

Welders may want to know how safe contact lenses are from high intensity heat, what if your eyes are hit by an arc light?

Rest assured your contact lenses are at no risk of worsening these scenarios, read more to find out why.

Can I nap with my contact lenses in?

Can I nap with my contact lenses in?

7 Apr 2020

Every contact lens wearer is advised not to sleep in their contact lenses, but what about an afternoon nap, or a quick snooze on that long haul flight?

There is not getting away from it sleeping and napping in your contact lenses is not good for your eyes.

If you are someone who takes naps or needs to sleep in their lenses then we explore the options to do this safely.