Updated 13 May 2015

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Dropped a contact lens? Place an old silk stocking over the end of a vacuum cleaner and then gently run the pipe over the area where you might have dropped it.

The lens will get caught in the stocking. Make sure you clean it thoroughly before using it!

For more information on keeping your eye healthy, visit the Health24 Eye Health Centre.


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