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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Anderson
18 years experience Dentistry
Lubrication: Visine tears will help provide temporary lubrication. If that is your definition of work, then your answer is yes.
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubricant: These drops are lubricants used for dry eye. The only way to know if they work for you is to try them. Many people prefer other drops that don't hav ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Visine tears are okay but visine allergy (the get the red out stuff) is not.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Tear replacement: Visine (blue label) can be used to supplement tear deficiency to allow contacts to be more comfortable. Do not use visine "gets the red out" as thes ... Read More
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Dr. Neil Katz
Dr. Neil Katz answered
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubrication drop: Use this product for dryness associated with your contacts, it will keep your ocular surface moist.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Visine temporarily blanches the blood vessels on the white of the eye by constricting them. The effect lasts about 15-30 minutes at first, but with pr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
NO!: Why would you consider such a thing? You cannot make contact lens solution; you have to buy it. There have been very serious eye infections in peopl ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: It is not advisable to put contact lens solution directly into your eyes. Most of them are disinfectants. Use artificial tears instead. They are re ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No!: The chemicals in visine embed into the matrix of the contact lens. Don't do it.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Not good anyway to use Visine long term. get another type of drop if it for allergies or dryness.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye lubricant drop: This is a commercial name for a line of eyedrops which includes those that supplement tears when deficient and those that temporarily get the red out ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Contact lens solution should not be used in the eyes. It contains harsh chemicals to disinfect the contacts. The little amount that goes into your e ... Read More

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