Giving contact lens wearers the right information
Are the profession’s messages about safe lens practice cutting through with wearers? Phil Morgan urges practitioners to get behind the GOC’s lens-care campaign
Like many optometrists, I’m often alarmed at what I hear from contact lens wearers about their general attitudes and behaviours when it comes to lens care. This could be anything from not knowing that cases should be replaced regularly to storing lenses in tap water as an alternative to the correct disinfecting solution.