Contact Lenses Cleaning
purpose of daily cleanings to remove from the lenses all the various
agents that pile up on the lenses (such as lipids, mucus etc.) provided
by the tears and the environment, along with the disinfecting of
the lenses from the several pathogenic viruses that accumulated
on the surface of the contact lenses.
The basic ways for daily cleaning of soft contact lenses the fog
and preservation of the lenses. Suitable for all kinds of soft contact
Cleaning (when the liquid creates bubbles)
In this method of cleaning there is a liquid that disinfects (disinfecting
solution) and contains peroxide of hydrogen along with an other
liquid or tablet or catalyst which neutralize, in a period of time
the first liquid, so the lenses can be tolerated by your eyes.It
is a powerful way of cleaning and can be used with all types of
contact lenses, except the colored lenses because they loose their
antibacterial action than the surface-active cleaners.
don't have to scrub the lenses with liquid soap (easier way to
whitening action prevents in time the lens to turn to yellow.
commonly systems used are:
some cases you don't have a full disactivation of the soaking
solution and the user may present small irritations (it always
depends on the the brand used).
most systems of such nature in order to be able to wear your lenses,
it may take at least 4 to 6 hours.
Contains a liquid for the disinfection , while the disactivation
is done with the use of a catalyst. For that purpose the lenses
storing case, is made in such way that contains the catalyst in
a platinum star shape.All you have to do is to place the lenses
in the case and fill it with the liquid.Your lenses will be ready
to wear after 6 hours.
Here you have a liquid for the disinfection and a tablet for the
disactivation, which disactivate the liquid after 4 hours.Then the
lenses are ready to wear.The way to clean the lenses is the following:Place
the lenses in their case and fill it with the liquid and add a disactivating
tablet. In the confession you can always find a clean case for your
lenses, which offers improved ocular health.
From the same firm you can also buy the special protein removal
tablets (weekly) known as Ultrazyme.
B. Surface acting cleaning (when you use a special liquid
soap and mechanical scrub with your fingers)