5 doctors weighed in:
Is it better to rinse your eyes with warm or cold water?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Neither
Tap water is not sterile and should only be used for irrigatin in case of an emergency chemical injury when nothing else is available.
Use sterile irrigating eyewash to rinse the eyes, or artificial tears.

In brief: Neither
Tap water is not sterile and should only be used for irrigatin in case of an emergency chemical injury when nothing else is available.
Use sterile irrigating eyewash to rinse the eyes, or artificial tears.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Chong Kim
Internal Medicine
In brief: No difference
As long as the water is clean, there is no harm to the eye, as long as the water is not too hot.
Warm water should be easier on the eye.

In brief: No difference
As long as the water is clean, there is no harm to the eye, as long as the water is not too hot.
Warm water should be easier on the eye.
Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim
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