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Is It Safe To Use Multipurpose Contact Lens Solution To Moisturize My Eyes
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
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No : You should just use a system that is designed for the type of contact lenses you wear. ...Read more
Not really: You can rewet a hard lens and reuse it after cleaning. A soft lens, when dry, has a collapse of the matrix of the plastic and is completely useless after it dries out. So drops cannot rehabilitate such a lens. ...Read more
Yes : Sure, its probably fine, but the bottle makes it difficult and impractical to apply. You'd be better off with some rewetting drops. Do not put any hydrogen peroxide contact lens cleaning solutions directly on the eye, however (like clear care). They will cause chemical injury to your eyes. ...Read more
Is it safe to use contact lenses solution that contains preservatives while pregnant? I use ReNu mutipurpose.
Not correct: Eyeglasses and contacts lens prescriptions are not the same. There is a power difference since the glasses are farther from the cornea surface compared to contact lens. Thus you need a different prescription, plus contact lens requires a base curve and diameter in addition to the power. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to soak my contact lens using a contact lens lubricant instead of a contact lens solution?
No: Gas permeable skipton is specifically designed to use worth rigid lenses. If you use that more viscous solution on soft lenses you may find that you will rip them as you try to rinse the solution off. As well you may get permanent deposits on your soft lenses. ...Read more
Almost always: Unless you are being treated for active corneal disease, in which case you should not be wearing your contacts, most eye drops for treatment such as glaucoma and eyedryness will not interfere with contact wear and there shouldn't be a problem if you are following the rules of wearing the contacts. ...Read more
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