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The fix for dry eyes

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Published: February 10, 2017

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Dry eyes
March 31, 2017

i found that eye drops, restasis and compresses only provide temporarily relief. I felt i needed to address the problem from a different angle, i even thought about spending thousands for Lipiflow. I realized nutrition was the missing link for me. I started taking Theratears and Nordic Naturals ProDHA.

Dry Eyes
April 01, 2017

i created a blog for it

dryeyescured.com

drbrian Dunnmd
March 08, 2017

THERE is special gel for dry eye your Ophthalmologist will show& discuss with you he/she will apply;that you may find quite refreshing…..
and not petroleum jelly,as we want your eye to breathe through the gel and not end up with edema ;see your Dr.you want to be safe and comfortable,

VICKI Levine
February 26, 2017

If you have used for Restasis twice a day and still feel as if your eyes are dry you might want to increase it to 4 times a day. There was a study done that shows it does make a difference if you use it 4 times a day.

Jared
February 25, 2017

I’m only 20 and my dry eyes are extremely severe. It’s too bad we don’t have a cure for this. I’ve spent thousands of dollars on treatments that haven’t worked for the pain.

John G
February 25, 2017

I treat my dry eye problems by taking a small amount of Vaseline or petroleum jelly on a clean finger tip and brushing horizontally along my eye lashes enough to lubricate the edges of the lids. This works well for a much longer period of the day compared to eye drops, which tend ti irritate my eyes if used too much.

Linda
February 26, 2017

Thanks for tip – will try it.

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February 24, 2017

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