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Washing eyes during fasting


Using the eyes drops is not allowed during fasting. I have allergy issue in my eyes and doctor has recommended me to wash eyes with water 5 to 6 times a day. I want to know is it allowed to wash eyes with water during fasting? Will this invalidate fasting?


Salaamun alaykum.

Putting water in ones eyes doesnot invalidate the fast.
According to Ayatullah Sistani, there is no problem in using eyedrops whilst fasting even if the taste reaches the throat.

Z. Davdani.