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Doctor insights on: Visine Warnings And Recalls

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Does visine tears work?

Lubrication: Visine tears will help provide temporary lubrication. If that is your definition of work, then your answer is yes. ...Read more

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Visine (Definition)

This is a commercial name for a line of eyedrops which includes those that supplement tears when deficient and those that temporarily get the red out ...Read more


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Is visine safe to use with contacts?

Is visine safe to use with contacts?

Depends: Visine tears are okay but visine allergy (the get the red out stuff) is not. ...Read more

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What is visine for contacts used for ?

What is visine for contacts used for ?

Tear replacement: Visine (blue label) can be used to supplement tear deficiency to allow contacts to be more comfortable. Do not use visine "gets the red out" as these can be more drying. There are many other possible tear replacement drops but discuss with your ophthalmologists if the lenses fit well and if that is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does visine have long term consequences?

Does visine have long term consequences?

Yes: Visine temporarily blanches the blood vessels on the white of the eye by constricting them. The effect lasts about 15-30 minutes at first, but with prolonged use it wears off faster. People then have to use the drops more frequently. Overuse can irritate the eye, does not treat the actual cause of the redness, and if too much of the chemical is absorbed into the body it may raise blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can i make contact solution with visine?

Can i make contact solution with visine?

NO!: Why would you consider such a thing? You cannot make contact lens solution; you have to buy it. There have been very serious eye infections in people who made their own contact lens solutions. ...Read more

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Could contact solution be used as visine?

No: It is not advisable to put contact lens solution directly into your eyes. Most of them are disinfectants. Use artificial tears instead. They are readily available over the counter. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: visine?

Eye lubricant drop: This is a commercial name for a line of eyedrops which includes those that supplement tears when deficient and those that temporarily get the red out for pictures and such. ...Read more

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Contact solution in substitute for visine, is that okay?

No: Contact lens solution should not be used in the eyes. It contains harsh chemicals to disinfect the contacts. The little amount that goes into your eye with contact insertion is okay. If you need to rewet your eyes, use contact lens rewetting drops that are available over the counter. ...Read more