First Time With Lenses Was HARD - Can't Master the Pinchy Maneuver and Just Pushed It Around
February 2, 2005 1:06 PM Subscribe
First time contact lens wearing: I just got back from trying on my brand new contacts. [If you squint, you will see there is more inside]
posted by haqspan to health & fitness (28 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
The problem is, it was nearly impossible to put them in without some kind of eye anesthetic. Even after having my eyes lightly paralyzed, I couldn't' get my finger into my eye to get the things out. I could get the lens to the side, but couldn't quite figure out how to do the pinching move. After a fruitless hour of poking my eye, my doctor had to take them out for me and said I had to come back for another appointment to practice putting them in and taking them out. What are some techniques you used when you first got contacts?