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How can I make my soft contacts last longer?

I just got 2 week soft lenses and by the 10th day- they are already uncomfortable! Any tips on keeping them comfy for longer? They are very comfy when they are new.

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getrealmama

Asked by getrealmama at 12:47 AM on Oct. 19, 2010 in Health

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  • A good quality solution, don't sleep in them, clean them good, etc. I have the 30 day ones and I milk them out as long as possible. I even did that with my two week ones. Sometimes they would last a month or so.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 1:03 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • My eye doctors suggest giving them a gentle rub to clean them - even with the "No Rub" solution. It definitely makes a difference.
    MeggieSwan

    Answer by MeggieSwan at 7:22 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Alcon SupraClens enzymatic drops. Use once a week. I wear my disposables for about 6 months.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:58 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Thanks for the suggestions! I did start cleaning them a few days ago, I figured it couldn't hurt. My doc told me it didn't matter what solution I used - I have ReNu I think. What do you recommend? He also told me I didn't need to clean them. I try not to sleep in them but I do fall asleep occasionally with my son at naptime.
    getrealmama

    Comment by getrealmama (original poster) at 12:51 AM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • I have always used the store brand. Equate from walmart or the meijer brand. It's all the same. The only difference is price.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 6:37 AM on Oct. 20, 2010

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