How to wear & care for your contactsColoured contacts are easy to use and great fun to wear. However it is important to use and care for them properly, in order to protect your eyes and reduce the risk of eye irritation. Coloured contacts are safe to wear but if they are not used correctly they can cause irritation. Thankfully most risks associated with lenses are due to improper care, so you can eliminate them by taking the time to clean andstore your lenses correctly.
Coloured contacts are easy to use and great fun to wear. However it is important to use and care for them properly, in order to protect your eyes and reduce the risk of eye irritation. Coloured contacts are safe to wear but if they are not used correctly they can cause irritation. Thankfully most risks associated with lenses are due to improper care, so you can eliminate them by taking the time to clean andstore your lenses correctly.
Are coloured contacts safe to wear?Yes all our contacts are safe to wear if used and stored correctly. Please read the manufacturer's instructions to ensure that you are doing so. Do not use cosmetic contacts if you are experiencing discomfort, irritation or pain in the eye area. If you haveconcerns about wearing contacts, please consult an optician. If you have a previous eye-related condition or severe visual impairment please consult your optician before wearing cosmetic contact lenses. If you experience discomfort or pain while wearing cosmetic contact lenses remove them immediately. If discomfort persists consult an optician.Will your contacts impair my vision?No. Our contacts will not impair vision if used correctly. The portion of the contact lens that covers your pupil is transparent in order to allow you to see. Be aware that cosmetic contact lenses must beused and stored correctly to ensure their safety. Please read our information pages on How To Wear Contact Lenses for more information. Are your contacts soft or hard?Our contacts are soft and flexible. The exact flexibility of cosmetic contacts differs from brand to brand but they are generally very soft.What is the size of the contacts and will they fit my eyes?Our cosmetic contacts are a standard size designed to fit the average eye. If you have severe visual impairment or an existing eye-related condition this may not be the case and should consult your optician before wearing cosmetic contacts. Do I need an eye examination to use your contacts?No. Our cosmetic contacts are designed to be used by anyone with healthy eyes and do not require an eye examination. However if you are concerned about wearing contact lenses we recommend that you consult an optician. If you are experiencing eye-related discomfort, have a previous eye-related condition or severe visual impairment please consult your optician before wearing cosmetic contact lenses.How long can I use your contacts for?Our contacts can be worn for up to 8 hours at a time. Each contactlens has a life span, which indicates how long they last for after opening. This is usually between 1 Day and 1 year. Please check the individual product.Can I wear your contacts if I have an eye-related illness/condition?Our cosmetic contact lenses are designed for healthy eyes. If you have any existing eye-related condition, illness or severe visual impairment you should always consult your optician before wearing cosmetic contacts.This also applies if you have recently had eye surgery - wait until your eyes are fully healed and consult an optician before wearing lenses.Do your lenses come with solution and/or a case?All our products are sold as listed on individual product pages - if there is no mention of accompanying solutions etc you will not receive them. Most of our lenses are sold individually without accessories. Any sets of contact lenses with a case and solution will be explicitly be referred to as such. On many of our product pages we recommend a suitable solution and case. These products are not included in the priceof the lenses and must be purchased separately.Are the contacts designed for both eyes or just my right/left eye?Our contacts can be used in either eye.