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A 42-year-old male asked:

my under eye it's very dry and i can't use any eye cream what should i use instant of eye cream?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Dermatitis: I have used over the counter Hydrocortisone cream once a day on the involved with good results.

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Eye dry and a little blurry this weekend, how to make it better?

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Artificial tears: Try artificial tears, which are over the counter and work well. Thicker tears are available, which last a bit longer.
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Is there any way to stimulate eye-tear production in order to treat dry eyes?

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Tear production: The only treatment been shown to increase tear production is Restasis (cyclosporine 0.05%). Many other treatments for dry eye can be effective so i would recommend seeing an eye doctor to ensure proper evaluation and treatment.
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What will happen to you if you leave your eye to be dry?

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Dr. Jeffrey Davis
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Eye must be moist: The eye should never dry out as this may lead to cornea scarring and loss of vision. The eye most be moistened by the tear film on a regular basis.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can i put contact lenses and fake eye lashes even if I have dry eyes?

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Dr. Neil Notaroberto
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Dry eye syndrome: Can make contact lens wear difficult for many. The fake lashes should not be a major issue. You should work with your ophthalmologist to identify potential factors causing your dry eyes so your ocular health improves allowing more comfort, better vision and improved success with contact lens wear. You can still use contact lenses with dry eyes though.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What are common eye medications for dry eyes?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Restasis, tears: There are many medications for dry eyes depending on cause. See "Lid Hygiene" [email protected] for all the treatment options in the US on 1 page.

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