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Can saline solutions for contact lenses help soothe dry and tired eyes?
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Better options
There are better non-prescription lubricating drops than saline.

In brief: Better options
There are better non-prescription lubricating drops than saline.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Theodore Leng
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
Saline can soothe dry eyes; however, you should ideally use an articficial tear. Saline only supplies the aqueous (water) compotent of tears, while artificial tears attempt to replace the lipid/fat and mucin/mucous components as well.

In brief: Yes
Saline can soothe dry eyes; however, you should ideally use an articficial tear. Saline only supplies the aqueous (water) compotent of tears, while artificial tears attempt to replace the lipid/fat and mucin/mucous components as well.
Dr. Theodore Leng
Dr. Theodore Leng
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