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Can I use contact solution as eye drops if i don't have any?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not advisable

The contact lens solutions vary in component ingredients.
Often used are the multipurpose solutions that clean, disinfect, and are used for rinsing & storing. Although not harmful to use in the eye, they do not contain good lubricating quality ingredients.. It's best to use contact lens friendly lubricating eye drops for routine usage in dry eye related conditions.

In brief: Not advisable

The contact lens solutions vary in component ingredients.
Often used are the multipurpose solutions that clean, disinfect, and are used for rinsing & storing. Although not harmful to use in the eye, they do not contain good lubricating quality ingredients.. It's best to use contact lens friendly lubricating eye drops for routine usage in dry eye related conditions.
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