Protecting Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses In order to allow your contact lenses to have the best possible performance, it is important to follow the instructions below:Asepsis:– Wash your hands thoroughly before handling the lenses.– Establish a sequence: first clean the right eye lens, then, the left eye.– Remove the contact lenses from the case, hold it between the index finger, the middle finger and the thumb, and apply some drops of Limpi-Sol cleaning solution on the surface of the lens. Rub it with circular movements (important:Limpi-Sol solution must not be used in hybrid or soft contact lenses).– The minimum time recommended for the rubbing is 30 seconds.– Rinse the lens with a multipurpose solution until the cleaning solution is totally removed.– Put the humid lens in the eye.– Wet your fingertips every time you touch the lenses. This makes the handling easier.General Recommendations – Use only cleaning solutions indicated for Permeable Gas Rigid Contact Lenses. – Use only new cleaning solutions, do not reuse them. – Change daily the solution placed in the case for protection of the contact lenses. – Never use saliva, tap water, homemade saline solutions or any other substance different from the one especially indicated for your type of contact lenses. – Never rub the eyes while using contact lenses. – Do not use chemical products, such as alcohol, ether, or detergent in your contact lenses, at the risk of causing irreversible damages to your lenses and your eyes. – The contact lenses case must be replaced regularly. – Wash the contact lenses case with running water daily, and let it dry naturally. – Permeable Gas Rigid Contact Lenses must be maintained in the preserving solution whenever they are not in use. – If the lenses fall on the floor, they must be suspended with wet finger and never dragged. – Inadequate contact lenses cases may cause irreversible damages to them. – Do not try to fold your contact lenses, at risk of breaking them. – Your contact lenses usage time must be determined by your specialist. – Rinse the contact lenses every time you are about to use them. – Do not use contact lenses to swim without guidance of your specialist. – When wearing your contact lenses, close your eyes to use aerosol products, such as hair sprays, for example. – Never use thermal disinfection methods on your Permeable Gas Rigid contact lenses. Your specialist must indicate the adequate product. – The contact lenses must be cleaned and disinfected every time they are removed from the eyes.- The cleaning is necessary to remove impurities on the lens’ surface. The disinfection is necessary to kill microorganisms. One procedure does not replace the other.– During the use of contact lenses, in case of discomfort, remove them and visit your specialist immediately.