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what's a permanent cure that's better than visine for relief?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Stop It!: Chronic use of visine makes your eyes more red, not less. You will need to seek the advise of an ophthalmologist who can safely get you off of this drug.

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