Frequently asked questions

If you’ve ever had a specific concern about wearing contact lenses, the chances are you’re not alone. Here are the answers to those questions that seem to pop up most often.

Can a contact lens get lost or stuck behind my eye?

No. The conjunctiva is a thin membrane that covers the white of the eye and folds back to be continuous with the inside of the upper and lower lids. This forms a sealed pocket that prevents the lens from slipping to any...

Can I sleep in contact lenses?

Most contact lenses should be removed at the end of your wearing time and not worn overnight. There are certain types of contact lens that have been designed to be slept in overnight and worn for continuous...

Can I swim in my contact lenses?

It is not advised to swim in lenses. Apart from the risk of loss, there are some organisms that might attach themselves to your lenses and later cause severe infection...