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I accidentally put antipyrine and benzocaine otic drop in my

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I accidentally put antipyrine and benzocaine otic drop in my eye...what should I do other than wash with water???

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Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

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Washing out with water is the correct thing to do.

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While it may cause some discomfort, this will not do any permanent damage to your eye.

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After washing out with water, you should use some artificial tears to soothe you eye.

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The take home message? You will be OK.

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Does this make sense to you?

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Dr. Rick says:
1:36 AM
Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
1:36 AM
Washing out with water is the correct thing to do.
1:37 AM
While it may cause some discomfort, this will not do any permanent damage to your eye.
1:37 AM
After washing out with water, you should use some artificial tears to soothe you eye.
1:38 AM
The take home message? You will be OK.
1:38 AM
Does this make sense to you?
1:38 AM
I hope this information was helpful for you. But I do work for tips so I want to make sure you are happy with me before rating me. If you have another question on this or a related issue feel free to fire away. You may also receive an email survey after our chat, if you don’t feel that I have earned a “10” rating in all areas, please let me know what I can do to meet your expectations.

Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS