Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Poo now in pill form to treat gut infection > Health-in-Motion 03 October 2016 Contact lenses are a heaven-sent for those of us with poor eyesight Contact lenses are a heaven-sent for those of us with poor eyesight – they’re a safe and effective alternative to glasses. If you don’t wear them and care for them properly, however, you expose yourself to the risk of eye infections that can range in severity from minor irritations to significant long-term damage. So don't sleep in your contact lenses, replace them as often as recommended by your optometrist, always use new cleaning solution and clean night-time storage containers, and go for regular check-ups. 0 More: Daily Dose: Poo now in pill form to treat gut infectionHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SEE: How long should a cough last? Medical Colonoscopy myths busted News Health24 Health Challenge: Week 33 Medical Two more arrests for ARV theft at Kanyamazane Clinic Medical SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body Medical Common cold a danger after bone marrow transplant From our sponsors How to care for your vaginal flora Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?