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Can You Use Vaseline To Treat Dry Eye
I keep getting flare ups of dry puffy itchy skin under and above eyes. What are the causes and treatment. I have tried vaseline and hydrocortisone?
Many: Allergic reaction to cosmetics and/or incompletely dried nail polish comes to mind. As long as you are exposed to them, the problem will not go away. Consult a dermatologist if changing eye cosmetics does not help. Note that it will likely take a week for you to see any improvement if the cosmetic is the cause. ...Read more
NO: Vaseline is a skin product that theoretically should not be used in the eyes. But a number of patients have used it and stated it relieved there dry eyes. I have not seen any side effects on a couple of patients that were regularly using them. But i stopped them & put them on appropriate ophthalmic drops. There are also punctal plugs, and prescription medications other than tear drops & gels. ...Read more
Dry red patches round eyes, cheeks and mouth (non-flaky). No recent allergy or medication. 2 days moisturiser and vaseline not improving. Fungi or..?
I applied zovirax cream to my fever sore and vaseline because it was so dried out. I then touched the corner of my eye about an hour or so later.
Does applying almond oil , caster oil, vaseline nd cocunut oil makes eye lashes grow if not then how to make eye lashes preety and grow naturally?
Everyone's different: Some people have longer lashes. Others have shorter lashes. There's no "natural" substance to put on the lashes or eyelids to make eyelashes grow more than they would naturally grow by themselves. If a person is wanting to try something, she can ask to try Latisse (prescription needed), which is an eyedrop medication to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker. ...Read more
Wrinkles and dark circkles under my eyes due to irritation caused by using snail eye cream. Vaseline doesn't help at all. Please help?
No: It will get better in 1-2 weeks. There is no known effective treatment to lessen this. ...Read more
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