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What eye drops are you considering?
That is not a common drop used in dogs.
I have had patients use a human product before, called Alaway (http://www.alaway.com/)
Oral Antihistamines such as Benadryl (LINK HERE) can also be considered in cases such as this.
Contact lens drops are not used.
You can consider flushing the eye with a sterile saline solution - again - not a contact lens solution. I am referring to a normal, over the counter saline solution commonly found in the same aisle of the grocery story or drugstore as contact solution. (EXAMPLE HERE).
Ok - good!
That can help in these cases.
If just an allergy, it may be uncomfortable, but there should be no long term ill effects.
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