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Lynn Sherrill


10/26/2012

Is mineral oil good for dry eyes?

I'm looking for natural treatment for dry eye because i often get dry eyes? Does mineral oil really work for dry eyes?
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  • Saarah

    10/28/2012

    Well, yes, mineral oil can be good for dry eyes. By using the products which are made of mineral oil, it can keep the eye moist, help to protect the eye from injury and infection, and decrease symptoms of dry eyes such as burning, itching, and feeling as if something is in the eye. Anyway, it is very effective for the dry eyes. Of course, it does not only relieve dry eyes, it can also do a good job to the skin. So there are many people using it. Besides, you should know that common causes for dry eyes include wind, sun, heating, air conditioning, computer use or reading, and certain medications. So you need to find out the real reason of your dry eyes, so that you can avoid it and heal the dry eyes.
  • Sue Bryant

    01/01/2020

    My eyes do not make teats when I sleep. I have used dozens of drops and ointment. None last for more than 3 hours. Will Mineral Oil be a better choice. Any suggestions will be appreciated
  • RJ

    10/27/2012

    The oil may have no effect to your eyes even do harm to it. For the subtle eyes, the mineral oil is a foreign body which would be rejected for the eyes. The dry eye is the common term of xerosis of conjunctiva. It's the eyes symptom of tear film's pathological change, thus the cornea and conjunctiva without normal moist and feel dry. It will lead to blurred vision in a long time. The reasons of the cause of dry eyes could be inflammation and immune system abnormal as well as lack of vitamin A. Most of the symptom of dry eyes has been caused by excessive eyes using. The decrease of blink times will cause lack of tear hyposecretion that lead to dry eyes and visual fatigue. This time you need artificial tears to relief the dry eyes and have a good rest after that. The next time you go to work, please soften your computer screen's light, and lower the intense of contrast, which will ease your eyes. Help yourself to have a distant view every two hours for 10min. If your work will ask you use computer in a long time, you need to eat some supplement or fruits which full of Vitamin A & B, and carotene. They are the necessary nutrients which would protect your eyes everyday. Carrot, Chrysanthemum tea, sesame, bean, milk and wheat germ are all the great choice for you. At the meantime, eyes massage will bring more comfort to your eyes.
  • walkietalkie131

    10/28/2012

    Yes, the mineral oil is really working for the dry eyes. Mineral oil is hydrocarbons mainly containing carbon atom number. Many are dozens of carbon atom which is not saturated hydrocarbon. It contains carbon carbon double bond or three key hydrocarbon. The inner composited ingredients make it workable for the moisture function. Thus, if you feel dry at the eyes, you may eat something that contains the mineral oil.
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