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What are the side effects of balanced salt ophthalmic solution?

Few side effects are reported for balanced salt ophthalmic solution (Navstel). The most common adverse reactions include corneal clouding or edema after surgeries in which balanced salt ophthalmic solution is used for ocular irrigation. Persons with diabetes sometimes report intraocular lens changes after being treated with balanced salt ophthalmic solution during surgery. Irrigation may cause trauma to the corneal surface and may result in inflammatory reactions, swelling and corneal decompensation. If you experience inflammation or swelling after surgery, contact your doctor immediately.

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