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The fix for dry eyes
- Author: Heidi Godman,
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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.
i created a blog for it
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,
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.
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.
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.
Thanks for tip – will try it.
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