A 57-year-old member asked:
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can u put multipurpose saline solution directly in your eyes?

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Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Only if is sterile : Saline solution can be used in the eye. However, it must be steril if all posible.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
MPS solution: This solution is made for contact lens storage and insertion. If your eyes are dry, use artificial tears made for this purpose.
Answered on Feb 22, 2019

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