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Can artficial tears be used to soak contacts?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
In an emergency: Artificial tears will not harm contact lenses but they will not clean or disinfect them. For that you need contact lens solution (which is much cheaper than artificial tears, anyway.).

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Last updated Sep 10, 2013

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