Necessity to rinse new contact lens from packaging

Often people wonder if it is necessary to rinse the new contact lens with saline right after removing them from the packaging case. In most cases, it is okay to straight wear the new contact lenses without rinsing it with saline. However, if you experience discomfort or redness in the eye, it is advisable to rinse it before putting on even if the contact lens is brand new from the packaging.