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Welcome to life with contact lenses!

Contact lenses can be tricky at first, but once you figure out a routine, everything becomes easier. And we're here to help you do it! Here's a guide to show you the ropes.

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Want to know "how to"? Use these videos to "See how"!

Unsure of how to take off your contact lenses or struggling with technique when putting them on? Can’t remember how to clean them the right way? These videos will have you looking like a pro.

Nervous? Don’t be. Putting contact lenses on and taking them off is easier than you might think. Watch this quick video tutorial on how to safely put on your ACUVUE contact lenses.

How to put on contact lenses

This video will show you step-by-step how to put on your contact lenses.

Have questions about contact lenses? Watch this video on Frequently Asked Questions to get answers!


Watch this video to learn about frequency asked questions regarding contact lenses.

Struggling to see small text? Don’t worry, it happens to everyone over 40. See clearly near, far, and in between. Ask your eye doctor about ACUVUE® MAX Multifocal Contact Lenses.

Multifocal - What to expect

Watch to see if you may be ready to discuss multifocal contact lenses with your doctor.

Nervous? Don’t be. Putting contact lenses on and taking them off is easier than you might think. Watch this quick video tutorial on how to safely take off your ACUVUE contact lenses.

How to take off your contact lenses

Check out this video to see how taking off your contact lenses can be a breeze.

Three pointers to getting comfortable with contacts

Getting comfortable in contacts is easier than you'd think.

With the right approach, they'll become part of your daily routine in no time.

Putting On and Off

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The process of putting on and taking off your contact lenses may take some getting used to so give yourself extra time, especially when getting ready in the mornings.

TIP: Set an alarm on your phone to remind you when to clean or take out your contacts.

Contact Lens Myth Busting

We’re debunking the biggest myths so you can feel confident in your contact lenses.

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Myth: Contact lenses can go behind your eye

It's impossible for contact lenses to get behind your eye, as there is a membrane called the conjunctiva that covers the white part of the eye and connects to the inside of the eyelid.

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Myth: Contacts can scratch your eyes

As long as you care for your contact lenses properly and wear them as a qualified eye care professional prescribes, the chances of such problems are extremely rare.

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Myth: Contacts can get stuck to your eyes

Contacts are generally easy to remove using the method your eye doctor recommends. If they temporarily stick, use a few drops of lens solution to loosen them up.

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Myth: Eye infections are common when wearing contacts

Contact-related health problems are rare, and usually related to poor cleaning routines. Follow your eye doctor's care instructions to keep your eyes safe.

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New Contact Lens Wearer FAQ

We’ve got the answers to the most common contact lens questions from new wearers.

Are contact lenses comfortable to wear?

We can't speak for the 45 million people that wear contact lenses in the United States, but in over 40 clinical trials against other contact lenses, ACUVUE® contact lenses have never been beaten in comfort.

‡Clinical trial results posted on, a website maintained by the NIH, were reviewed as of April 30, 2023. The 46 clinical trials evaluated subjective comfort as a primary or secondary endpoint for the ACUVUE® OASYS Brand family (including daily disposable families), the 1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST Brand family (within the category of hydrogel daily disposable), and the ACUVUE® VITA® Brand family, vs. competitors’ products.

Is it difficult to take care of contact lenses?

Advances in technology have made contact lenses even more convenient than before. Caring for them is easy with multipurpose lens solutions that make cleaning, disinfecting and storing your contacts more simpler and effective. For the most convenient way to wear contacts, consider daily disposable contact lenses (such as ACUVUE® OASYS MAX 1-Day).

Can contact lenses pop out of your eye?

Not likely. With proper fitting, contacts should stay in place almost all the time. Even on that rare occasion when a contact lens moves out of place, it usually stays on your eye until you can move it back.

Are eye infections common when wearing contact lenses?

Contact lens-related health problems can occur, but they are rare. Infections are most commonly related to poor cleaning routines or other lens-care-related issues. If you follow your eye doctor's directions for proper wear and care, you should be fine.

Are contact lenses more expensive than glasses?

Contacts can be surprisingly affordable. And with vision insurance, out-of-pocket costs may be even less. Plus, replacing a lost contact lens from your supply can feel easy compared to the hassle and unexpected cost of having to replace lost or damaged glasses.

I don’t need glasses all the time. Why should I wear contact lenses?

Even if you only wear glasses part-time, contact lenses can offer a convenient and easy alternative for certain activities like playing sports. Unlike glasses, in normal wearing conditions, contact lenses won't smudge, steam up, fall off or break.

Why do I need a prescription for contact lenses?

A contact lens is legally considered a medical device, which is why you need a prescription. Only a qualified eye care professional can property measure you for vision correction and determine which size and type of contact lens is best for you. Also, safely wearing contact lenses requires periodic monitoring of your eye health and vision needs. Typically, an annual examination is recommended for renewal of your contact lens prescription.

How old do I have to be to wear contact lenses?

Lots of teens and even some children wear contact lenses. Successful lens wear depends more on responsibility and attitude than age. Seeing an eye doctor will help you figure out whether contact lenses are right for you.

Do my eyes need to take a day off from contacts to “breathe”?

Contacts are safe to wear daily. If your eyes become irritated, however, your eye doctor may tell you to wear glasses until the irritation goes away.

Are contacts bad for your eyes?

Contact lenses are not bad for your eyes. Be sure to stick to the replacement schedule and cleaning instructions that your doctor gave you and you’re good to go.

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^Reward amount dependent on ACUVUE® product and quantity purchased and if you are a new wearer. Must get an eye exam and purchase from participating provider. Original receipt required. Valid thru 12/31/24.

†ACUVUE® Brand families of contact lenses with unbeaten in comfort claims: ACUVUE® OASYS (including daily disposable families),
1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST (within the category of hydrogel daily disposable), and ACUVUE® VITA® .1,2,3

  1. JJV Data on File, 2023. Unbeaten in Comfort Claims for the ACUVUE® OASYS Brand Families of Contact Lenses Using Clinical Trials Posted on (April 30, 2023).
  2. JJV Data on File, 2023. Unbeaten in Comfort Claims for the family of ACUVUE® 1-DAY MOIST Brand Contact Lenses Using Clinical Trials Posted on (April 30, 2023)
  3. JJV Data on File, 2023. Unbeaten in Comfort Claims for the family of ACUVUE® VITA Brand Contact Lenses Using Clinical Trials Posted on (April 30, 2023).



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