What can be used as contact solution?
Saline solution, distilled water, and salt water can be used in substitution. Store your contact lenses as you normally would in saline solution. Saline solution is the safest alternative, but you should not use it everyday–only when you really have to.
What are the ingredients in contact solution?
Contents. A sterile, isotonic solution that contains hyaluronan, sulfobetaine, poloxamine, boric acid, sodium borate, edetate disodium and sodium chloride and preserved with a dual disinfection system (polyaminopropyl biguanide 0.00013% and polyquaternium 0.0001%).
Can you put contacts in water overnight?
No, you should never store your contact lenses in water. Letting your contact lenses sit in water overnight may give room for bacteria and other contaminating pathogens to multiply on your lenses. If you then put these lenses into your eye it may transfer bacteria into your eye.
Can you make your own saline solution for eyes?
Mix 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup glue in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon saline solution. Add 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Mix in food coloring and glitter (optional).