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Can I Use Rewetting Drops For Contact Lens Solution
Yes: Both may be used for soft contact lenses. Of course they have different functions. Opti-free is used to clean, disinfect, & store soft contact lenses. Visine rewetting drops are used to re lubricant contact lenses after they are removed, and then replaced back on the eye's cornea. This is done to help relieve dry eyes. ...Read more
Can i use eye drops as contact solution? I ran out of my contact solution. My eye drops can be used for contact lens wearers.
Not the same: Replenish your contact solution, as this contains all the necessay ingredients to clean, disinfect & store your contacts. In a pinch(because you have run out of your solution) you can place your contacts in the case with the contact lens friendly drops to keep them moist. Go & purchase solution then rinse, clean & store to disinfect. Wear glasses in the mean time. Put the contacts in the next day. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not exactly: While there are certainly worse things to put in your eyes, the multipurpose contact lens solution is not chemically designed to use as a lubricant for the eyes. The pH and overall chemical composition was designed for the disinfecting of contact lenses; while in very small quantities, it won't harm the eyes, to use them regularly and in larger quantities will irritate the eyes significantly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: Read the label to make sure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not a good idea: No. Use only a non-preserved wetting agent. ...Read more
Contact solution: Contact lens solution is made for contact lenses and not for dry eye. It is therefore not optimal to treat dry eye with this solution. Try using artificial tears, ointment at night, warm compresses, and fish oil supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Naphcon-a drops, an over the counter anti-allergic drop, can be used at the same time as you wear your contacts. ...Read more
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