Artificial Tears and Rewetting Drops Usage with Contact Lenses

By editor
November 3, 2010

Dry eye symptoms can be a major contributing factor to CL dropout. Symptoms may result from either dry eye, a tight-fitting lens or from sensivity to a particular lens care product. Lubricating/rewetting drops may help to relieve symptoms or they make them mor pronounced depending on the dosage and types of drops chosen. it is best not to confuse artificial tears with contact lens rewetting drops. Artificial tears may contain preservatives that are contra-indicated for soft contact lens use. However, patients may safely use most preservative-free artificial tears over their soft contact lenses. Rewetting drops that are made specifically for CLs are most times best. For further information or to book an appointment please call any of our three Rochester, NY Cornerstone Eye Associates locations in Gates (585-328-0153), Brighton (585-244-2200) or Irondeqouit (585-266-7880).Cornerstone Eye Associates - your VISION for LIFE

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