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Home > Contact Lens Care > Contact Lens Cleaning and Storage

Contact Lens Care

How to store and clean your contact lenses

Follow these instructions for fresh and comfortable lenses1

  • Always wash and dry your hands before handling contact lenses
  • Carefully and regularly clean and disinfect your contact lenses, as directed by your eye doctor and product directions
  • Only fresh solution should be used when cleaning, disinfecting, and storing your contact lenses
    • Never reuse old solution
  • Use only products recommended by your eye doctor to clean and disinfect your lenses
  • Clean your lens case daily
    • Pour out the used solution in the case, and rinse it with fresh solution. Don't use tap water to rinse your case out, as this could expose your eyes to infection. Keep the case open and dry between cleanings
  • Store lenses in the proper lens storage case and replace the case every three months
  • Follow the directions on your contact lens care solution
  • Always follow the recommended contact lens replacement schedule prescribed by your eye doctor
  • See your eye doctor regularly for scheduled contact lens and eye examinations

By visiting your eye doctor regularly and caring for your contacts properly, you can look forward to happy and healthy lens wear.

TSA permits contact lens solutions to be carried on board a flight.

While a large bottle of
OPTI-FREE® Solution may be permitted by the TSA, we suggest picking up a 2oz travel size just to be safe!

View and print the TSA guidelines

An excellent combination

OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Rewetting Drops Packaging
Pair your OPTI-FREE®
PureMoist® Contact Lens Solution with OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Rewetting Drops for the ultimate in comfort.

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