a. Wash your hands with NON CREAM BASED soap, rinse
thoroughly and dry with a lint-free towel prior to inserting
your lenses. A wet finger may cause a soft lens to flatten
or stick to your finger when you attempt to insert the lens.
b . Avoid using fingernails to insert the lens.
c. Do not work with your lenses over a sink; you
could lose one down the drain.
d. Pour the lens and storage fluid from the lens
case into you palm, inspect the lenses for particles, deposits,
small cracks or tears. Upon opening your new lens package,
ensure that lenses sit in fresh solution for 4 to six hours,
followed by proper cleaning instructions. (section on Cleaning
e. Place the lens, cup side up on your dry index
f. Make sure the lens is not inside out. If it is,
reverse it. If it is right side out, (correct) position the
edges will appear almost straight up. If it is in the (incorrect)
position the edges will flare out.
g. Hold the upper lashes and eyelid against the
bony ridge just below the brow and hold your mouth open as
wide as possible at the same time, to prevent blinking.
h. Pull the lower lid down using your middle finger.
Look up so that the white of your eye is showing.
Place the lens onto the exposed white of your
eye and move the lens onto the center of your eye with the
j. Remove your finger and release the lid. Lower
lid first and then the upper one.
k. Look downward to help, then close your eyes momentarily.
l. If your lenses feel dry or if your vision is
blurred, BLINK HARD several times. If the redness or blurry
vision persists after blinking apply one or two *comfort drops
(eye drops for soft contact lenses) available at most pharmacy
locations. If your vision is still blurred remove your lens
and consult an eye care professional.
m. Repeat this procedure to insert the other lens.
It is also recommended to place solution in your
lens carrying case and carry it with you at all times. You
may have to remove and store your lenses.
to remove your lenses
Wash and dry your hands.
Place your index finger on the lower eyelid of
your right eye and pull the eyelid down.
Touch the edge of the lens with the tip of your
While looking up, slide the lens downward to
the white of your eye using your index finger.
Still looking up and holding the lens under the
index finger, move your thumb so you can compress the lens
lightly between the thumb and the index finger, then gently
remove the folded lens from the white of the eye.
If you have difficulty removing the lens, place
a few *comfort drops in the eye, wait a few minutes and
Upon removal, place the lens in your palm ready
to be cleaned. Followed by placing the lens in the case with
You must clean and disinfect your
lenses each time you remove them.
Wash and Dry your hands with a
lint free towel and place the lens in your palm.
Squeeze several drops of daily
contact lens solution into your palm.
Rub one side of the lens with
the solution against the palm of your hand using you index
finger for about 5 to 10 seconds, in a back and forth motion.
Turn the lens over and repeat the cleaning process after
adding a few more drops of solution.
Rinse the lens thoroughly with
You are now ready to disinfect
your lenses. Carefully follow the solution manufacturer’s
your lenses for disinfection
Fill your case with contact lens disinfection
solution. Place your lenses in the storage case. If a soft
lens dries out, it will shrivel and can break easily.
A dried lens can be re-hydrated in the recommended
solution. Check it for rips or tears, then clean and disinfect
it (you must store the lenses for a minimum of 6 hours to
complete disinfection process) before re-inserting into
your eye again.
Never store soft lenses in tap water, mineral
water or anything other than sterile soft lens solution
as there is a risk of infection.
cleanliness a habit
To maintain good vision and healthy eyes, keep these
Guidelines in mind:
These lenses are for cosmetic purposes and should
only be worn for 6 to 8 hours at a time. Never sleep or
nap with you lenses in your eyes.
Apply your cosmetics after you have inserted
your lens and remove cosmetics after removing you lenses.
Water based cosmetics are less damaging to your lens than
Avoid handling of your lenses for too long before
inserting them or you could cause an eye irritation.
Never swim while wearing your lenses. You can
lose them or they will become contaminated.
Do not get lotion, cream or spray in your eyes
or on your lenses.
Never skip any step in your lens care. Cleaning
by itself is not enough. You must store your lenses in fresh
solution daily for a minimum of six hours to disinfect.
If your lenses are uncomfortable take them out
and clean them. If irritation persists consult an eye care
Never wear a torn, damaged or contaminated lens.
Lenses are fragile and easily torn with excessive
handling. Always use proper care when handling your lenses.
Lens Wearer Starter Schedule
It is important to read and understand all the
directions listed here and accompanying your new lenses
Always inspect you lenses before each wearing
to be sure that they are free for nicks, tears, defects
We recommend starting with the wearing schedule
The information contained on this site
is general in nature and is not meant to substitute for the
advice provided by your contact lenses physician or other professional.
None of the statements on this site are suggesting, or in preference
to a particular contact lenses, nor must they be considered
as medical advice. If you are doubt about a disease or health
related condition of any kind, please contact your health care
By Purchasing these lenses you are assuming
all liability of damage or injury that may be caused by use
or misuse of these contact lenses.
1800color makes no warranties or representations
as to fitness of any contact lenses sold. Please see our service
Conditions for more information.