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A 36-year-old female asked:

i used a cleanser for my contacts containing hydrogen peroxide. this morning when i put my contacys in it cause my eye to burn, swell, turn red&itch?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Done that: Don't worry , just irrigate eyes with artificial tears and you will be alright.!
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
See your eye doctor: If you followed the instructions properly for the cleaner, it shouldn't make your eyes red. See your eye doctor to make sure that your contacts are still fitting properly, and to check you for a dry eye problem.

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