5 Tips For Traveling With Contact Lenses

Jun 10, 2024 | Uncategorized

Traveling can be an exciting adventure, but it can bring some extra challenges for those who rely on contact lenses every day. Traveling with contact lenses can be stressful, from the hassle of packing to the fear of losing or damaging them while away from home. However, with proper preparation and helpful tips, you can enjoy your travels without worrying about your vision. Luckily, we have five travel tips for contact lenses to make your next trip a breeze. Let’s get started!


Pack Smart – Your Contact Lens Travel Care Guide

When it comes to travel tips for contact lens wearers, packing smart tops the list. Here are five essential tips to keep in mind:

1. Always Have A Backup

    Pack an extra pair of contact lenses and glasses. Unexpected situations like losing a lens or experiencing discomfort from extended wear are common while traveling.

    2. Stock Up On Supplies

      Ensure you have enough lens solutions for the duration of your trip. Depending on your destination, finding the correct type of solution might be tricky.

      3. Keep Your Eye Doctor In The Loop

        Before you leave, a quick check-up with your eye doctor can ensure your prescription is up to date, and your eyes are travel-ready. They can also provide you with a written copy of your prescription in case you need a replacement while traveling.

        4. Mind The Climate

          Different destinations mean different climates. Dry, air-conditioned environments like airplanes can make your lenses feel less comfortable. Pack hydrating drops approved by your eye doctor. If you’re traveling to a humid destination, consider daily disposable lenses for convenience.

          5. Invest In A Travel-Size Contact Lens Case

            A small, travel-size contact lens case is the perfect addition to your carry-on bag. It will take up minimal space and come in handy when you need to remove or store your lenses during flights or long road trips.

            Woman putting on contact lenses

            Get Expert Eye Care With Dr. Nicholas Rutkowski

            We all want to have the freedom to explore new places without worrying about our contact lenses. However, having issues with your lenses while traveling can be frustrating. No one deserves the added stress of eye issues while traveling.

            At Dr. Nicholas Rutkowski, we’re committed to providing top-notch care and advice for all your travel tips and contact lens travel care needs. Schedule an appointment today and ensure your eyes are as travel-ready as you are.

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