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Castor Oil (Definition)

Castor oil is a laxative which is a ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
Once
If chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
Once
DO not rub eye
Once
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I have been applying castor oil to my eyelashes at night to help them grow is this harmful to my eye area? I have read online that it is not but i want to be sure

Probably : Probably not harmly, but will not help the eyelashes grow. It may stop up the surround oil glands which can lead to cystic formation along the eye lid margins. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between fines lines and wrinkles? If you put castor oil and lines not visible does that mean its fine lines?

How can you tell the difference between fines lines and wrinkles? If you put castor oil and lines not visible does that mean its fine lines?

Matter of degree: If you are concerned about fine lines and wrinkles in your overall age management best to see a plastic surgeon for potential treatment options for each. Peals and laser resurfacing and Botox may help with the finer lines. Botox, fillers and more aggressive resurfacing or even facelift or blepharoplasty may be required for the deeper wrinkles. Best to consult your local plastic surgeon to discuss. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Use eyedrops, as needed
24 Hrs, Hourly, forever
Apply a cool compress if swelling is present
24 Hrs, Hourly, forever
See your eye doctor
72 Hrs, Every other day, forever
Taper visits as improvement progresses
Weekly
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Can castor oil help dry eye?

Can castor oil help dry eye?

YES IT CAN: Yes it can but it is not prescribed as we have better therapies available. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Wash eye with water thoroughly for any chemical exposures
hourly
Cover eye with shield (not patch) if trauma was sustained
once
Don't touch eye or pull anything out of eye until seen by an eye MD
once
Call 911 or see an eye MD ASAP
once

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