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Is it safe to soak my contact lens using a contact lens lubricant instead of a contact lens solution?

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not really

The contact lens solution should contain some chemicals to kill bacteria and fungus, otherwise you will be growing these organisms on your contact lenses at night.
You do not want to have a corneal ulcer.

In brief: Not really

The contact lens solution should contain some chemicals to kill bacteria and fungus, otherwise you will be growing these organisms on your contact lenses at night.
You do not want to have a corneal ulcer.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

A lens lubricant simply rehydrates - it does not address disinfection and lacks the cleaning properties of a true lens cleaning and soaking agent.

In brief: No

A lens lubricant simply rehydrates - it does not address disinfection and lacks the cleaning properties of a true lens cleaning and soaking agent.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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