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can i use rewetting drops for contact lens solution

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Contact lens wetting solutions are designed to coat the lens and allow re-insertion of the lens into the eye. To that extent they can substitute for ... Read More
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Not recommended: Contact lens solution is not formulated for this purpose. If you want to decrease costs, buy the generic lubricant eye drops.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Not recommended: Most contact lens solutions contain harsh chemicals to kill germs. These are not good for your eyes. Instead use contact lens rewetting drops which ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: You can wear Glasses for a day and get proper Contact solution. The eye drop could be for various reasons and most commonly for Infection which has di ... Read More
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Consult with your pharmacist. Some prescription eye drops cannot be used with contact lens and some can. He/she is the best person to advise you.
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: No. You need disinfecting solution.
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A 35-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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
We can't cross-: reference your previous question. However, an eye doctor or general medical provider may read your question and be able to answer. We are volunteers ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You should not put all-in-one contact lens solution directly into your eyes. Instead put a small drop onto the contact lens before inserting it. If ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
See prev answer.: See your doctor first, and don't wear contacts yet.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Contacts: Probably yes but please contact your eye doctor for certainty.
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