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I am sensitive to things in my eyes. Can I use lubricating eye drops?

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Dr. David Speck
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Probably yes.

Many tear substitute eyedrops are available.
If you are sensitive, then look for preservative-free lubricating drops. They cost more but they stay fresh till you use them, and have no irritating preservatives. I would avoid drops that "get the red out".

In brief: Probably yes.

Many tear substitute eyedrops are available.
If you are sensitive, then look for preservative-free lubricating drops. They cost more but they stay fresh till you use them, and have no irritating preservatives. I would avoid drops that "get the red out".
Dr. David Speck
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Dr. John Jarstad
Ophthalmology

In brief: Almost always

I would suggest a preservative free artificial tear product especially if your eyes are sensitive.
Other options are available from your eye doctor including allergy drops, mild steroids or tear implant devices.

In brief: Almost always

I would suggest a preservative free artificial tear product especially if your eyes are sensitive.
Other options are available from your eye doctor including allergy drops, mild steroids or tear implant devices.
Dr. John Jarstad
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