Tips for Contact Lens Care

If you are wearing contact lenses for the first time, or you need updated information, this page is for you! 

Click here for Acuvue LensAssist with tips on making your new contacts a successful part of your daily routine, including insertion and removal, cleaning and storage, and other helpful hints.

This link to Alcon® and OptiFree® products contains great instructions and videos to assist you in caring for your contacts, such as insertion (putting in contacts), removal, cleaning and storage of your contacts.

This link to Bausch & Lomb's Biotrue® Multi-Purpose Solution also provides video instruction for insertion and removal of your contacts.


Our office recommends using name brand Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solutions (MPDS) such as:

  • Alcon OptiFree Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution
  • Bausch & Lomb Biotrue Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution
  • Acuvue RevitaLens Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution
  • blink COMPLETE Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution


For some patients, especially those with dry eyes or sensitive eyes, peroxide based solutions are a great option: