Contact Lens Solutions

When using contact lenses, selecting the right contact lens solution is crucial for maintaining both lens hygiene and eye health. Different solutions cater to various needs such as cleaning, disinfecting, and rewetting. Below, we'll introduce some specific products and explain their primary functions, helping you choose the right solution for your lenses.

Different Types of Contact Lens Solutions

Here are the types of contact lens solutions you can find at

Acuvue RevitaLens 300 ml

Acuvue RevitaLens is a multipurpose disinfecting solution, ideal for cleaning, rinsing, disinfecting, and storing your soft contact lenses. Acuvue RevitaLens offers excellent disinfection and comfort, making it suitable for sensitive eyes and ensuring your lenses stay moist and clean throughout their use.

OPTI-Free Puremoist 300ml

OPTI-Free Puremoist is another multipurpose solution that provides moisture and comfort from insertion to removal. It features a unique formulation designed to create a cushion of moisture around your lenses, reducing friction and improving comfort for up to 16 hours.

OPTI-Free Replenish 300ml

This multipurpose solution reconditions the surface of the lens to retain moisture, thus maintaining hydration and cleanliness. OPTI-Free Replenish is effective in removing debris and particles that can cause irritation and discomfort, making it an excellent choice for daily use.

ReNu Multi Plus 355 ml + 60 ml

ReNu Multi Plus is a proven multipurpose solution that cleans, rinses, disinfects, and stores all types of soft contact lenses. It is known for its hydrating properties, ensuring that your lenses are comfortable to wear throughout the day.

Biotrue Solution 300 ml

Biotrue multi-purpose solution works like your eyes with the same pH and lubricant they naturally have. It provides up to 20 hours of moisture, effectively kills germs, and helps keep lenses clean while providing comfort.

Specialized Solutions and Drops

We at also offer high quality solutions and drops for contact lens wearers:

OPTI-Free Rewetting Drops 10ml

Opti-Free rewetting drops can be used with silicone hydrogel and soft (hydrophilic) lenses to moisten the eyes, alleviate dryness, and provide relief from discomfort associated with lens wear.

Renu MultiPlus Lubricating & Rewetting Drops 8 ml

Similar to the OPTI-Free drops, Renu MultiPlus Lubricating Rewetting Drops are designed to lubricate and rewet your lenses while wearing them. They help alleviate symptoms of dryness and discomfort by refreshing your eyes and ensuring your lenses stay moist.

C&C Color & Clean Solution 60 ml

Specifically designed for colored contact lenses, C&C Colour & Clean Solution cleans and preserves the color and clarity of your lenses. It's perfect for those who wear cosmetic lenses and need a solution that addresses both cleanliness and aesthetics.

How to Choose the Right Contact Lens Solution

Choosing the right contact lens solution is key to ensuring your lenses are comfortable, your vision is clear, and your eyes remain healthy. Here's how you can select the best solution for your needs based on the featured products available on

  • Consider Your Lens Type
    • Soft Contact Lenses: Most multipurpose solutions are suitable for soft contact lenses, but check if the solution fits your specific lens type, especially if you wear silicone hydrogel lenses.
    • Colored Contact Lenses: If you wear colored contacts, consider a solution designed to handle the dye and material of these lenses, such as the C&C Color & Clean Solution.
  • Assess Your Needs
  • Disinfection and Cleaning: If your priority is strong disinfection and thorough cleaning, Acuvue RevitaLens and Biotrue Solution offer excellent microbial control and are effective in removing deposits from lenses.

    Moisture and Comfort: For those prone to dry eyes or who spend long hours in front of screens, OPTI-Free Puremoist and ReNu Multi Plus provide long-lasting hydration and comfort, maintaining moisture from insertion to removal.

  • Daily Use vs. Intensive Care
    • Daily Maintenance: For everyday use, multipurpose solutions like OPTI-Free Replenish, which reconditions lenses to retain moisture, and ReNu Multi Plus, known for its hydrating properties, are effective choices.
    • Protein Removal and Deep Cleaning: If you require a deeper clean or need to remove protein buildups, consider using specialized enzymatic cleaners in addition to your regular solution, particularly if you use your lenses extensively.
  • Special Considerations
  • Sensitive Eyes: For sensitive eyes, choose a solution formulated to be gentle while providing effective disinfection, such as Acuvue RevitaLens, known for its comfort.

    Rewetting Needs: If you often find your eyes dry while wearing lenses, rewetting drops like OPTI-Free Rewetting Drops or Renu MultiPlus Lubricating & Rewetting Drops can provide quick relief and added moisture.

  • Consult with Your Eye Care Professional
  • Always consult with your eye care professional before choosing or switching your contact lens solution. They can provide recommendations based on your specific eye health, lifestyle needs, and the type of contact lenses you wear.

    What are the Benefits of Using Contact Lens Solutions

    Here are some benefits of appropriately using contact lens solutions:

    • Disinfection: Eliminates harmful microorganisms on lenses to prevent eye infections.
    • Cleaning: Removes deposits and debris, enhancing lens clarity and comfort.
    • Comfort Enhancement: Lubricates lenses, reducing dryness and increasing wear comfort.
    • Rinsing: Washes away residues and particles, ensuring lenses are fresh and comfortable for insertion.
    • Maintaining Lens Quality: Preserves lens integrity and performance, extending their usable life.
    • pH and Osmolarity Balance: Matches the eye's natural conditions, supporting overall eye health.
    • Protein Removal: Clears protein build-up, maintaining clear vision and comfort for longer wear.
    • UV Protection: Some solutions include ingredients to help shield the eyes from UV rays.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Contact Lens Solutions

    What is a multipurpose contact lens solution?

    A multipurpose solution is designed for cleaning, rinsing, disinfecting, and storing contact lenses. It simplifies the care process by performing multiple functions, making it a convenient choice for most contact lens wearers.

    Can I use any contact lens solution for my lenses?

    No, you should use a solution that is compatible with the type of contact lenses you wear, especially if you use specialized lenses like silicone hydrogel or colored contacts. Always follow the recommendation of your eye care professional.

    How often should I change my contact lens solution?

    You should change your contact lens solution daily. Never reuse old solutions or "top off" the solution already in the case, as this can lead to contamination and increase the risk of eye infections.

    What are the risks of not using a contact lens solution properly?

    Improper use of contact lens solutions can lead to eye infections, lens discomfort, reduced lens performance, and potentially serious conditions like corneal ulcers.

    Is it okay to rinse my contact lenses with water instead of a solution?

    No, you should never rinse your contact lenses with water as it can harbor microorganisms that can lead to severe eye infections. Always use the appropriate contact lens solution.

    To learn more, you can read our article on using water instead of a solution.

    How do I know if I'm allergic to my contact lens solution?

    Symptoms of an allergy to contact lens solutions include itching, redness, excessive tearing, and discomfort. If you experience these symptoms, stop using the solution and consult your eye care professional.

    Can I sleep in my contact lenses if I use a multipurpose solution?

    Generally, it is advised not to sleep in contact lenses unless they are specifically designed for overnight wear. Even then, you should only do so with the guidance of an eye care professional.

    What should I do if my contact lens solution causes eye irritation?

    If your contact lens solution causes irritation, stop using it immediately and rinse your eyes with a saline or rewetting drop approved for your lenses. Consult with your eye care professional for an alternative solution or further examination.

    How do I choose between different brands of contact lens solutions?

    Choose a contact lens solution based on your specific needs such as lens type, sensitivity issues, and lifestyle. Consider brands known for their hydrating properties if you suffer from dry eyes, or those with enhanced cleaning capabilities if you build up protein deposits easily.