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Types of Solutions

There are many different types of contact lens solutions.

Please talk with your doctor regarding which contact lens solution works best for the type of contact lenses you wear. Different contact lens materials are more compatible with certain solutions.

Talk to your doctor before you make any changes to your current solution.


This is used to clean, disinfect and store contact lenses. With multipurpose solutions, it is usually not necessary to use any other products such as a separate cleaner or solution for storing your lenses. Most people like the convenience of this type of solution.

Some such solutions include: Opti-Free RepleniSH, Biotrue, AQuify


This works well for cleaning and disinfecting your contacts. You want to be careful to follow the directions, as well as using the special basket/case provided with this solution. This type of solution often works well for those who are sensitive to the preservatives in other solutions. It is important to never rinse your contacts with hydrogen peroxide solution and apply them directly to your eyes without completing the entire disinfecting and neutralizing step. Doing this can cause a painful chemical injury to the eye.

Clear Care is a type of hydrogen peroxide solution.