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Why do eyedrops result in a burning sensation?

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Dr. Hussain Elhalis
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Acidic

The pH of some drops is acidic causing a burning sensation until your tears neutralize the pH.
The acidity can help with the absorption of specific medications into your eye.

In brief: Acidic

The pH of some drops is acidic causing a burning sensation until your tears neutralize the pH.
The acidity can help with the absorption of specific medications into your eye.
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