Whether colored contacts are reusable depends on the type. Daily lenses should only be worn once. Monthly lenses are reusable and should be cleaned thoroughly and stored correctly in-between use as per the instructions for use. Dispose of them after the manufacturer-recommended period. Never reuse lenses after an eye infection.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are colored contacts reusable?
Are colored contacts uncomfortable?
Colored contacts should not be uncomfortable. If they are, you may have a fit problem or possibly poor quality, cheap lenses. Color contact lenses should be comfortable on the eye. If you suffer from dryness or redness, you can use moisturizing eye drops designed for lubricating contacts.
Can you wear colored contacts with glasses?
Yes, you can wear color contact lenses with glasses. To do so, be sure to get a well-fitted non-prescription pair that does not alter your vision. Your glasses already correct your vision for you therefore these lenses will be cosmetic in purpose only.
What materials are your colored lenses made from?
Dimple Color are made with 55% water and 45% Methafilcon-A
Where are Dimple Color lenses manufactured?
Dimple contacts are proudly manufactured in Australia by Gelflex Pty Ltd. Gelflex have been manufacturing contact lenses for 45 years.
What prescription powers do you offer?
Our prescription lenses come in negative powers (for short-sighted wearers) from -0.25 to -6.00 in steps of 0.25. We do not offer prescription color lenses in plus powers (for long-sighted wearers).
What color contacts are best for blue eyes?
Blue eyes allow for the most color options due to them having the least base pigment. This allows for great flexibility in terms of color. Grays & violets add interesting contrast while retaining your natural luminosity. Greens can look very complimentary. Browns will not look as natural, but can provide a deeper, rich color contrastk
What color contacts are best for hazel eyes?
Green color lenses look fantastic with hazel eyes. You can also explore the spectrum of dark brown to onyx colors very effectively. Blue colored contacts, however, will be dimmed when placed over hazel eyes
Which color contacts look most natural?
Which color contact lenses look most natural will depend on the color of your iris. Unless you want your color contacts to be obvious, look for realistic colors in a similar spectrum to your original eye color. Remember that color lenses are designed to enhance your existing color, and therefore should ideally match.
What Colour Contacts Are Best For Light Eyes?
Light eyes are beautiful, and they can also be difficult to find colour contacts that match them. Light eyes can range from a green to a dark brown, so it's important to find the right colour contact lens that will complement your eye colour. Some good options for light eyes are blue, green and gray.
What Colour Contacts Are Best For Brown Eyes?
Brown eyes are some of the most versatile when it comes to color contact lenses. You can find a shade of brown that will work for almost any skin tone and hair color, which makes them a popular choice for color contacts. Some good options for brown eyes are green, light blue, and gray.
What Colour Contacts Should I Get?
There are so many different colors and types of contacts available, it can be difficult to decide which is best for you. One thing to consider when choosing a color is your skin tone and hair color. If you have pale skin, try a light color like blue or green; if you have dark skin, go with a darker color like honey, brown or hazel.
How do you clean color contact lenses?
You clean color contact lenses the same as any other contact lens. Either use a lens specific cleaner and gently rub them clean before storing. Or, if suggested by the products packaging, use a no-rub cleaner and allow them to soak for 12 hours. You should only do this is it is, specifically, an all-in-one product that says no rub
What should I do when wearing the lenses?
First, we recommend removing the lenses and soaking them in the contact lens case provided for 24 hours before using them. Only use a multipurpose solution that is approved for use with soft disposable contact lenses.
Then, follow the instructions below for wearing the lenses.
Putting them in
Always wash and dry your hands before handling your lenses. Remove lens and check that the lens is immersed in fluid. Do not use if the packaging is not sealed.
1. Check that your lens is turned the right way by putting it on your finger. (Fig. 01: not the right way. Fig. 02: the right way.)
2. Use your middle finger to hold your lower eyelid (Fig. 03) down and your other hand to hold your upper lid up. Put the daily on your eye. (Fig. 04) And do it all again on the other side.
Taking them out
Look up and hold down your lower lid. Gently pinch the bottom edge of your daily (easy does it) and lift it out of your eye with the pads of your index finger and thumb. And do the same on the other side.
Only touch your lenses with freshly cleaned hands. Pop the lens out o
Do you have general wearing instructions?
Yes, our instructions for wearing your Dimple contacts are provided in an IFU pamphlet inside your contact lens box.
We have created a short video showing how to store and care for your contact lenses.
You can also view these instructions below:
Clean and disinfect your lenses following strictly the instructions on your solution bottle or as directed by your Eyecare practitioner. This should limit the existence of potentially harmful bacteria and fungi. If the lenses dry out follow the Disinfection/Soaking step above, replace with new lenses or consult your eye care practitioner.
1. We recommend that you replace your lenses frequently and care for them daily. Your eye care practitioner will recommend a wearing regime, but if in doubt ask them for advice. Always follow their recommendations and make regular visits.
2. This lens is designed for monthly wear and to be replaced as directed. Any variation to this should only be done on the advice of your eye care practitioner.
3. If your eyes become red or irritated or you experience any pain, remove your lenses immediately and consult your eye care practitioner.
4. Avoid long nails which harbour bacteria. A scratched eye is vulnerable to infection.
5. Replace damaged or scratched lenses immediately.
6. Insert lenses before applying make-up. Remove lenses before removing make-up. Use fibre and oil free mascaras. Avoid contact between your lenses and hair lacquer or other cosmetic aerosols.
7. Keep your lenses out of reach of children.
8. Remove your lenses in the presence of noxious or irritating fumes.
9. Only use your lenses for water sports if water-tight goggles are worn.
1. DON’T sleep in your lenses.
2. DON’T use household products (e.g. disinfectants) on your lenses. They can seriously damage your eyes.
3. DON’T wear your lenses when using eye medications or eye drops (unless advised to do so).
4. DON’T use saliva to wet your lenses.
5. DON’T rinse your lenses or lens case with tap water.
Can you wear colored contacts with glasses?
Yes, you can wear color contact lenses with glasses. To do so, be sure to get a well-fitted non-prescription pair that does not alter your vision. Your glasses already correct your vision for you therefore these lenses will be cosmetic in purpose only
Are colored contacts uncomfortable?
Colored contacts should not be uncomfortable. If they are, you may have a fit problem or possibly poor quality, cheap lenses. Color contact lenses should be comfortable on the eye. If you suffer from dryness or redness, you can use moisturizing eye drops designed for lubricating contacts
Can you sleep in colored contacts?
No, you cannot sleep in colored contacts. You should never sleep in any type of contact lens unless your eye care professional has explicitly told you the brand allows that. Even then, you should not make a habit of it. This will exponentially increase your risk of eye infections and damage
Are color contacts bad for your eyes?
Color contacts are only bad for your eyes if the lens is improperly fitted to your eye or if you fail to take proper care of them. When this happens, the edges can scratch your cornea. Don’t buy cheap colored lenses. Invest in yourself with a high-quality, properly fitted and optometrist-approved color lens.
Will colored contacts affect your vision?
Ill-fitting lenses of any kind can hurt your vision. The edges scrape the cornea, causing damage over time. That is why you should invest in a high-quality colored lens brand and have them properly fitted to your eye. This will prevent colored contacts from affecting your vision.
Are Dimple Color lenses FDA approved?
Yes, Dimple Color are approved by the FDA as well as other international standards including CE and TGA.
Can you wear colored contacts with astigmatism?
Yes, you can wear color contacts with astigmatism. You will need to get prescription lenses of a type called ‘toric’, which is specially shaped for the astigmatic wearer. This allows you to enjoy color contacts and see clearly, too. Remember, it is essential toric lenses are correctly fitted to your eye and prescription.
Do you need a prescription for colored contacts?
No, you do not need a prescription for colored contacts unless you need a prescription to see. However, even non-prescription wearers should have the brand professionally and safely fitted to their eye at least once, to ensure their comfort and safety for long term use.
Who should not wear color contact lenses?
There are very few people who should not wear color contact lenses. If you are prone to eye infections, or easily have severe allergic reactions, they are not right for you. However, most people can successfully wear color contacts, including people who needs prescription lenses.
How many times can you reuse color contacts?
How many times you can reuse color contacts depends on the manufacturer and brand. While some ‘daily’ lenses (designed for 1 wear only) are found, color contacts are typically monthly. You can wear these up to 30 times before disposing of the lenses and opening a new set.