Your contact lenses may be the last thing you want to think about when traveling, but they're a critical part of your life and shouldn't be an afterthought. To avoid getting caught in a remote part of the world with dry eyes or worse yet, without your lenses, you just simply need to plan a little while packing. A few minutes of preparation may pay off big-time while you're on your journey.
Many people get an annual eye exam to check to health of their eyes. People who wear glasses go to see if there are any changes in their prescription and update as their glasses as needed. However, eye exams can also detect a wide number of health issues that you may not know about. This is why it is especially important to see your optometrist at least once every year or two.