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Who wouldn’t want to skip Netflix for stargazing and be socially distant from the digital world for a quiet trek or an open grill every once in a while? If you’d like to wake up to the sound of the birds, a pot of brewing coffee and embark on a picturesque walking trail, outdoor camping is your best bet. However, it’s easy to get preoccupied and forget to pack the necessary skin, health, or eye care essentials.
To confirm that you have a pleasant and memorable outdoor camping trip, you must adequately pack all such essentials to keep your body, skin, and eyes happy and comfortable. Some standard camping essentials are:
- Eye Drops*
- Protective Wear
- Everyday Essentials
- Contact Lenses Kit
- Insect Repellents
* if prescribed by your eye care professional
No matter how you like to camp, we’ve put together some tips for contact lens wearers that can keep your eyes healthy and that you have an excellent lens-wearing experience.
Top Outdoor camping tips for contact lens wearers
No matter where you have decided to set up your camp, it is important that you have access to clean water. Especially for those who prefer wearing contact lenses over eyeglasses, you can simply make a trip to a clean bathroom area to thoroughly wash your hands while removing or applying your lenses.
This way, you reduce the risk of eye infections or irritations while also enjoy comfortable and clear vision. Similarly, here are three useful outdoor camping tips for contact lens wearers:
Switching to daily disposable contact lenses
Want to enjoy your outdoor camping trip without any hassles? Then daily disposable contact lenses are the best and the safest option because you can discard them at the end of an adventure-packed day and wear a fresh pair the next day.
When beautiful views surround you, would you be spending time on your lens care routine? If not, neglecting the lens care routine may give rise to uncomfortable irritations and infections.
You can explore options in different types of contact lenses, including daily disposable contact lenses from leading brands such as Bausch+Lomb. They offer a wide portfolio of contact lenses for various eye conditions and lens modalities such as daily disposable contact lenses, monthly disposable contact lenses, and yearly disposable contact lenses.
One of Bausch+Lomb’s many contact lenses, iConnect daily disposable contact lenses, made with hydrogel material, deliversultra-comfortable wearing experience and clear, precise vision. First, always remember to consult with your eye care specialist about switching to daily disposable contact lenses and getting their recommendation to start wearing daily contact lenses.
Keep Yourself Protected From The Sun And Practice Safety Measures
Outdoor camping means a lot of sun-time, which is perfect for a fun day at the beach with your friends or having a picnic in an open field. Because you will spend much time under the sun, it’s crucial to stay protected from the sun’s harmful rays. You can do so using sunscreen, a hat, UV-blocking sunglasses,and maybe UV blocking contact lenses too for those who choose to enjoy a spectacle free outdoor.
Yes, there are different types of contact lenses that protect against harmful sun rays. Bausch+Lomb’s Biotrue ONE day Daily disposable contact lenses offer protection against UV-A and UV-B rays of the sun while also ensures a comfortable and superior contact lens experience for all day. However, it is suggested that you also use sunglasses as contact lenses don’t cover the whole eyes.
Similarly, if you’re tempted to take a dip in a nearby river, first remove contact lenses. Your contact lenses should never come in contact with water, and thus, wearing contact lenses while swimming may give rise to eye infections and irritations. In case you cannot enjoy water activities without contact lenses, always use a swimming google, and you should always throw those contact lenses after you are done with the water activity. Never re-use them as it may be the source of severe eye infection later.
Long Days Should Not Be A Hurdle For Contact Lens Wearers
We always want to spend more time on our vacations, and we just don’t want the day to end. On such a power-packed day, you need contact lenses that do not go off before your day. A simple trick here is to use contact lenses, which offer long-wearing hours.
Besides, you can also look for different types of contact lenses that prevent end of the day dryness in the eyes, such as Bausch+Lomb’s Ultra Contact Lenses. Ultra contact lenses are designed with Moisture Seal Technology, which retains up to95% of its moisture and prevents lens dehydration to provide a comfortable lens-wearing experience for up to 16 hours in a day.
Now that you know some useful things regarding outdoor camping, discuss eye drops and different types of contact lenses from Bausch+Lomb with your eye care specialist before the trip to make sure that you are adequately prepared for the trip. After all, happy eyes mean a happier you!