You need to focus on removing secretion(eye mucus) off the surface of the artificial eye when cleaning it. The easiest way to do it is to use a neutral detergent. Apply the detergent on a piece of soft gauze or on your bare finger before cleaning the artificial eye. After cleaning with the detergent, be sure to rinse it with clean water.
Do not boil an artificial eye in water or clean it with alcohol, attempting to sterilize it.
It can cause a deformation to the artificial eye.
You can wear your artificial eye semi-permanently. But it's better to replace with a new one when your eyeball goes through some changes(e. g. swelling of the inner flesh and sagging of the eyelid), there are some color changes(decolorization with the pupil or sclera), or there happen some abnormal things on the surface of the artificial eye(e. g. a crack, scratch, or bubble).
You should first use your judgment based on the experiences of your using the artificial eye in deciding the time to replace it with a new one. Then consult your artificial eye manufacturer for the replacement.
You will have many restrictions in turning the artificial eye left or right.
--In response to the difficulties, you need to practice turning your head rather than the eye in
--the direction of your intention.
It's good to develop a habit to close your eyes for a moment before turning your head.
Be sure to open your eyes right before the one you're talking to. With these simple efforts,
--you can look and act as if you don't wear an artificial eye
A pair of glasses can help distract the gaze of others from your eye.
The thicker the glass frames are, the better they are for the distraction purpose.
The glasses can also help stimulate curiosity in others