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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Contacts: Probably yes but please contact your eye doctor for certainty.
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A member asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
This : This could be a fit issue where debris is being trapped. It could also be the gpc as previously mentioned. I also see similar issues with severe lid ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Store brand: Store brand contact lens solutions are just not as good at removing debris and protein from the contact lenses. I have seen more people develope red e ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yep: This should be fine. Save yourself some money here.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: I would not recommend this. Your eyes are so precious, why would you want to take a chance on them? Make sure you get the right kind for your eyes. Ma ... Read More
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Most contact lens solutions are multi-purpose solutions that are cleaning, soaking and disinfecting contact lenses. Eyedrops do not these functions.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You need a prescrption to purchase any contact lens in usa.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You need a current prescription from your eye doctor in order to order them.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A lens lubricant simply rehydrates - it does not address disinfection and lacks the cleaning properties of a true lens cleaning and soaking agent.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: They are different size, diameter and fit. The cornea curvature is used forfit both lenses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
They can be: What is comfortable for one patient may not be for another ---all you can do is try them out and see if you like the fit and comfort.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheron Marshall
24 years experience Ophthalmology
No cleaners: Saline solution does not have the proper detergents to remove deposits that build up on an rgp lens.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
No : You should just use a system that is designed for the type of contact lenses you wear.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Both may be used for soft contact lenses. Of course they have different functions. Opti-free is used to clean, disinfect, & store soft contact lenses. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Personal choice: There are a few refractive needs that contact lenses will correct better such as high myopia and keratoconus. But for most, the visual needs can be m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Fagman
47 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Actually any contact lens is good for anisometropia. This term means that there is a significant difference in the prescription of the eyes which can ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
I prefer: The traditional two bottle boston product. This has a good cleaning solution and separate insertion and storage solution.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
No: It will not keep the lens clean and you will contaminate the cap and the rest of the fluid in the bottle.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Contact lenses: I have been seeing several doctors since age 6 and am now age 72. As a "kid" it was awful but over time it is OK. Your eye doctor will help you throug ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not easily: Scratches in polycarbonate lenses involve the removal of plastic in the scratch. To smooth it out you would need to grind this away which would alter ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Shouldnt: Contacts are like shoes. The same size in different brands fit differently. Contacts should always be fit by a doctor. After that if you wish to reo ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Immediately: Lubricating drops made specifically to be used to lubricate contact lenses have a very similar composition to most artificial tears. You can put your ... Read More
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