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Vitamin e oil for eyelash growth

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mong
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
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
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
No: Not likely. There are drugs available that can however. Speak to your eye doctor.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
Vit E: Some oils, even the oils we use in cooking, can become rancid if too old. Best to check the dates of expiration on all oil products, including vitami... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Just not as effectiv: All chemical compounds deteriorate with time and become less potent. Generally, medications have a predicted effective-shelf-life. Fortunately meds of... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Nothing!: I would avoid anything focussed on vitamin-e...It is not required for good health. It actually might be harmful!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Exposure & symptoms: Theoretically, if a product is only oil without protein or carbohydrate, it would be highly unlikely to have trigger an allergic reaction. If symptom... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
No: Not in my experience we usually use it for scar management.
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