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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
yes: Refresh is what i call a syrupy tear which coats the eye and lasts longer than most other tears. There are some alternatives but this is one of the b ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Try one: None of them is best. Just try one and if you don't like it, try another.
Dr. Ira Katz
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Trial and Error: Without a specific eye problem, when it comes to the OTC artificial tears it is comes down to which one works best and feels most comfortable to you. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
55 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: It is reasonable to use these drops within one year of expiration. If longer than that, discard.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berestka
31 years experience LASIK Surgery
Depends: The non-preseved form of refresh can be used as often as needed. The preserved form (the type that comes in bottles) should only be used 4 times a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No need to wait: You can take a shower immediately after using artificial tears.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berestka
31 years experience LASIK Surgery
Depends: The non-preseved form of aftificial tears can be used as often as needed. The preserved form (the type that comes in bottles) should only be used ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
As needed: Refresh tears may be used as follows: 1-2 drops every 1 to 4 hours as needed for ocular dryness. Sometimes you may have to use the product frequently ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Probably OK but no: Would not use it. It may will be OK but safest to not use it and get new refill.
A female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Yes , that would be no problem.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: This kind a specific question can only be answered by your ophthalmologist contact them

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