1010 Optics logo

Do's and Don'ts

Glasses Do’s and Don’ts

Glasses Do’s and Don’ts

Do’s

  • Ask questions
  • Know what colors you wear best
  • Discuss your lifestyle and professional needs
  • Try on looks and style that you haven’t considered in the past
  • Use a recent/new prescription
  • Sunglasses should be larger than your clear specs. (More protection)
  • Wear polarized lenses for best sun protection
  • Keep you glasses in an eyeglass case

Don’t

  • Your eyeglasses should not move up and down when you talk.
  • Don’t clean your glasses by fogging them up with your breath and wiping off on clothing
  • Don’t Put the lenses face down when taking off
  • Don’t Use a very old frame for new lenses.
  • Don’t play sports in glass lenses
  • Don’t clean your contacts in your mouth

How to Wear Contacts

Glasses Do’s and Don’ts

Contacts Do’s and Don’ts

Do’s

  • Use a case when putting your glasses in a bag
  • Wash your hands before putting in contact lenses.
  • Use office lenses for your desktop computer if you have difficulty seeing your computer
  • Be on a myopia control method if your child is nearsighted
  • Realize there is more to vision than being able to see small letters on an eye chart
  • Realize there are multifocal contact lenses now that allow someone to see both far and close in their contacts
  • Consider different color tints for your sunglasses for best comfort
  • Use preservative free artificial tears if your eyes are feeling dry
  • Clean your eyelids with mild soap when you are taking a shower
  • Wear safety glasses when doing any construction or automobile repair work.

Don’t

  • Use Visine regularly due to your eyes becoming more red as you use more
  • Splash tap water in your eyes if your eyes are feeling dry and irritated because you are interfering with the balance of a normal tear film
  • Don’t do near work for long periods of time without taking a break
  • Sleep in your daytime contact lenses
  • Reuse contact lens solution
  • Ignore any eye issues including sudden loss of vision
  • Think it’s normal to have blurry vision when there is most likely a solution