children-contact-lens.jpg With increased use of contact lens among adults, there are concerns on, how safe it is for children below 14 years to use them. In many instances children lack the discipline required to use contact lens. Usage of contact lenses requires daily cleaning and proper storage of lenses. If young children lack this discipline, it may lead to further complications like irritation and disease. Some precautions to be followed by children, when allowed to use contact lenses are:

a. Wash hands before touching contact lenses
b. Apply one lens at a time
c. Use the appropriate cleansing solution to remove dirt.