BuzzFeed on the Good, the Bad and the Very Ugly in Contact Lens Care
Have you ever taken a shower or swam in the pool while wearing your contact lenses? Or neglected to change out your contact lens solution? The American Academy of Ophthalmology and BuzzFeed would like you to stop it. Right now. And there's a good reason: Keratitis, or inflammation of the cornea (the outer layer of the eye).
BuzzFeed reminds readers that one million people have to seek care for keratitis in the United States each year … and the most common reasons why this happens. The upside? These are likely habits you can change! Whether you're new to wearing contact lenses or perhaps have become a little careless over the years, be sure to check out their list of Gross Contact Lens Habits You Should Stop Doing Right Away Please as well as the Academy's tips on contact lens safety.