A 39-year-old member asked:
How to know if contact lens solution are better without thimerosal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Use: A peroxide-based cleaning system, like clear care.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 46-year-old member asked:
Can docs please explain are contact lens solution better without thimerosal?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Mostly: Thimerosol is long obsolete as a preservative for eye preparations. It was quite effective but had a degree of allergy and toxicity not found with current preservatives, so it has been totally replaced in the first world.
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 7, 2014
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