How to put on and take off contact lenses: ACUVUE® Brand

Putting contact lenses on: step by step.

  1. :Thoroughly wash and dry your hands with soap and a clean towel.
  2. Rinse your lens with solution to remove any trace of debris. (If you're using a new lens, or 1-DAY ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses, simply take them out of the package, no solution is needed)
    Tip: To avoid mixing up your contact lenses, always apply and remove the lens for your RIGHT eye first.
  3. Place the lens on the tip of your index finger. Be sure the lens is correctly oriented by checking the inside–out marker.
  4. Use your other hand to hold your upper eyelid so you won't blink.
  5. Pull down your lower eyelid with the other fingers of your applying hand.
  6. Look up at the ceiling and gently place the lens on the lower part of your eye.
  7. Slowly release your eyelid and close your eye for a moment.
  8. Blink several times to center the lens. You're all set.
  9. If your lens feels uncomfortable, remove it and inspect for damage or debris. If it's damaged, discard it. Otherwise, rinse with more solution and reapply.

Taking contact lenses off: step by step.

  1. Thoroughly wash and dry your hands with soap and a clean towel.
  2. Look up at the ceiling and pull down your lower eye lid.
    Tip: To avoid mixing up your contact lenses, always apply (and remove) them in the same order.
  3. Bring your index finger close to your eye until you touch the lower edge of the lens.
  4. Slide the lens down to the lower white part of your eye.
  5. Gently squeeze the lens between your thumb and index finger and remove it.
  6. Remove the other lens following the same procedure.

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