A 51-year-old member asked:
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I wear soft contacts. Are artificial tears safe to use or should I use rewetting drops only?

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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe maybe not: Would u put cooking oil in ur car? Be smart and follow manufacturers recommendations - besides i believe art tears r very expensive.
Answered on Jul 7, 2015
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Call Tesco: Call the manufacturer of the drops and ask this question.

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