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A 30-year-old female asked:

I've run out of contact solution. can i use red eye drops to store my lenses just for tonight then clean them with solution when i buy some?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Ok to do this: This solution is designed to be compatible with the eyes as it is a drop you apply directly to the eye. You can store the lenses in it overnight and cleaning with regular solution tomorrow will expose your eyes to its regular environment.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2015

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