Afraid of wearing contact lenses? Then you are not alone. Many people are afraid of wearing contact lenses for different reasons. The most common is that they think they won't be able to put them in and take them out properly. Others worry that they won't get used to the feel of the lenses. And some are simply afraid that their lenses will fall out of their eyes. As you can see, many people share your fears. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't try contact lenses.
In fact, if you're interested in wearing contact lenses, there are several reasons to try them. Here are some of the most important:
Once you get used to them, contact lenses can be very comfortable. Many people who wear contact lenses say that after a while they don't even feel them. Contact lenses can also give you better vision than glasses, so they may even be the better option for you.
If you're worried about not getting used to the feel of contact lenses, that's perfectly normal. Most people take several days or even weeks to get used to the feel of contact lenses in their eyes. Why don't you start by wearing contact lenses for a short time? Then you can gradually increase the amount of time you wear them. If you find it hard to get used to the feel of contact lenses, you can always go back to wearing glasses. Check out our articles with tips for contact lens beginners.
It is undeniable that contact lenses offer a number of advantages to those who wear them compared to glasses. No more bulky frames and no more fogging up when you go to the bakery in the morning!
However, before you get to the stage of buying your first contact lenses you often have to wait a while. The fear of putting in and taking out lenses is a big obstacle for many people. Having a foreign body in your eye is never very pleasant at first, but with time you will get used to it very easily.
This article will help to reassure you about all your worries!
How do you put in your contact lenses correctly?
Don't worry, it's not that complicated. Once you've put your lenses in for the first time, you'll realise have nothing to worry about.
It can be hard to get your contact lenses in the first time, and that's normal. All contact lens wearers have been through this, but they succeeded in the end!
If you're not sure how to put your lenses in, you can always ask your optician or ophthalmologist for help. They can give you advice on how to put in your lenses and how to care for them.
If you are still unsure, you can always switch to daily lenses.
Can contact lenses get damaged in the eye?
After reading this article, you have hopefully realised that there are only positives to wearing contact lenses.
Great visual comfort
No more annoying eyeglasses
One of the biggest concerns for beginners is that the lens will break or crack in their eye. Your fear is well-founded, as sight is precious and you don't want to take the risk of damaging it. However, you needn't worry as all lenses are made of a fairly strong plastic that prevents them from getting damaged easily.