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Mother has had severe dry eye and had tried all types if prescription meds and over the counter. Seems worse inside house. Any new suggestions?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Other options

Does Mom have Sjogren's (an arthritic condition with very dry mouth and eyes)? Has she used ointment at night and flax oil supplements? Punctal plugs can also be useful; they can be installed quickly and painlessly in the office by your ophthalmologist.
She can also use an ultrasonic vaporizer at the bedside to keep eyes moist at night. She should be seen an ophthalmologist for this (not optom

In brief: Other options

Does Mom have Sjogren's (an arthritic condition with very dry mouth and eyes)? Has she used ointment at night and flax oil supplements? Punctal plugs can also be useful; they can be installed quickly and painlessly in the office by your ophthalmologist.
She can also use an ultrasonic vaporizer at the bedside to keep eyes moist at night. She should be seen an ophthalmologist for this (not optom
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