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can I use refresh eye drops with contact lenses

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dry air: Most airline cabins are pressurized to feel as if they're about 8000 feet in altitude. As such, the air is very, very dry. Keep using your drops, an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
No: I do not know which eye drops you mean, but no eye drops should be used when contacts are in except for a non-preserved wetting drop.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Not recommended. Particularly if it's a red top, hydrogen peroxide disinfecting solution -- never use that which can cause corneal burns.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Peroxide-based: Peroxide-based cleaners, such as clear care, are the best for this. For artificial tears, get the ones that state they are for use with contact l ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is ok: Yes it is ok and there should be no problem but check it with your eye doctor if it is ok for you.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Rewetting solution : Is better formulated and allow your contacts to potentially last longer.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Aizuss
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Preservative free ok: If you use artificial tears with your soft contact lenses, it is best if they are preservative free so that the preservatives don't leech into the len ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely: As long as you can put the contacts in after you put the drops in or put the drops in after you take your contacts out there's no problem.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem: If the eyedrops you have used indicate that they can be used with contacts, that means they will not harm the lenses. And of course they are in conta ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye : You have dry eyes. The reason for dry eyes could be multiple factors. Your medication, birth control, hormonal, hydration, contact lens use and poss ... Read More
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