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R honey and water drops harmful for eyes?

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
NO: If correctly mixed it is not harmful. 1 drop of honey to 5 drops of water a 20% honey mix has been shown in some studies to help dry eyes. Multiple non-peer review articles say it helps. I like to see a peer reviewed article. Many of my patients use the 20% honey mix and I have not seen any side effects. But claims of brighter looking eyes or lighter color eyes with honey use is false.

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Fremont, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

R honey and water eye drops harmful for eyes?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Probably not: Honey and water eye drops are essentially sugar water. This will probably not cause any problems but they will not likely be if much benefit either.

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