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I was out of my house and needed to put lenses in my eyes. So I used a hand sanitiser to clean my hands, waited for 2 minutes for it to evaporate, and then out in the contacts. It stung a little. Is it safe to do this?

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I was out of my house and needed to put lenses in my eyes...
Hello As long as your hands are dry..it is ok. Having said that.... soap cleans your dirt of hands also but sanitiser does not remove dirt completely So sanitiser is for emergency purposes and don't make it a habit
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