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Can you use vaseline to treat dry eye

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Vitamin B deficiency is one possibility. Take over the counter multivitamins for 2-3 weeks and if that does not resolve the matter, it would be prude... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Virtual consultation: During a virtual consult with Healthtap, the findings be reviewed. Use a baby eczema lotion, gently patted on the area. Avoid makeup and apply a thin ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. it could be a skin infectio... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Hydrocortisone 0.5% : But use sparingly as over use may thin the skin permanently on the thinner skin areas like the face and groin.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Everyone's different: Some people have longer lashes. Others have shorter lashes. There's no "natural" substance to put on the lashes or eyelids to make eyelashes grow more... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Myths: No. Not in any way. Nothing topical changes the melanin in the skin cells.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No way : would I put cayenne pepper anywhere near my eye! I've never heard of this particular home remedy and to me it sounds like a painful lesson waiting to... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
No: While putting vaseline on under your eyes will keep them from getting dry, it has nothing to do with wrinkles. Wearing sunglasses in the summer and us... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
Generally fine: Vaseline is generally considered safe to use around the skin of your eyes and on your eyelashes. Allergic reactions to petroleum jelly are rare. If ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Selsun Blue is not harmful to your eyes so it can be used as a hair shampoo and we expect the solution may get in the eye at times. If you already was... Read More