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vitamin e oil for eyelash growth

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mong
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Not exactly...: There does not seem to be any good scientific evidence that vitamin E or olive oil make the eye lashes grow either thicker or longer. The vitamin E m ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Vitamin E: If it is not bothering the eye, it is probably not a problem. Vitamin e is not effective for lash growth though. Try using Latisse (bimatoprost) fro ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
It is safe: It is safe.... why would you want to do this??
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes but see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Amaya
18 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Most of the people putlots of different things in the acne eruptions and actually that que be harmful because this compouns may be contamined with dir ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
All of them: you don't take vitamins "for hair, skin and nails etc." they are required for health in all tissues
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are no simple vitamin therapies like that to promote hair growth, although many salesmen will gladly sell you stuff to "make your hair grow".
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Neither: are helpful. Latisse (bimatoprost) works well. It is available from many types of physicians by prescription.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The oiliness will make them slightly less visible while it stays on your skin. I'm really sorry that your acne didn't get treated when it should have ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
No: No it won't.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends how you use : I'm guessing you're asking about topical application of all of those things. First i would consider making sure that you're taking some supplements in ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Helps soften: Topical vitamin e is one thing that will help soften scars and help them be less noticable.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, safe but...: Taking all of the things you mention is quite safe. However, there is no guarantee this will result in faster hair growth; if you are deficient in any ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Nein
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Latisse (bimatoprost): There is no science or fact behind olive oil or vaseline to promote eyelash growth. Latisse (bimatoprost) on the other hand does has a scientific basi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Vit e: I do not think there is any evidence that vitamin E oil will help acne prone skin. You can also be allergic to it, and then it will cause an itchy red ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pyfer
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Neither: Certain oils or petroleum ointment applied to base of lashes will smother the microscopic mites called demodex which live in the hair follicles. Over ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO: This is strictly for suckers. Waste of money.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Conditioner: Both have been used for centuries, especially olive oil. Today, moisturizing conditioners are recommended for dry hair.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Massage is Good: The skin is a great barrier, and most oils cannot penetrate to the living cells. The massaging action of application does help. Vaseline works well to ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Minoxidil.: This one's a no-brainer. Oils make hair loss worse, and vitamins are of no help (except for biotin and, possibly, iron). Minoxidil is the only topical ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Vitamin E (tocopherol) is a fat-soluable nutrient and antioxidant. It is naturally oily which is what makes it fat-soluable. Thus, yes Vit E oil can ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Not much...: ...Other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there ... Read More

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