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Please advise what is the difference between artificial tears and regular naphcon?

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Dr. William Dieck
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In brief: A lot

Artificial tears attempt to replace portiond of the natural tear layer (mucous, aqueous, lipid) .
Different artificial tear replace these in different amounts. Naphcon is an antihistamine that blocks histamine receptors, reducing allergic symptoms.

In brief: A lot

Artificial tears attempt to replace portiond of the natural tear layer (mucous, aqueous, lipid) .
Different artificial tear replace these in different amounts. Naphcon is an antihistamine that blocks histamine receptors, reducing allergic symptoms.
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