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    Coconut Oil Eyedrops

    Hi Everyone I thought I would Inform you that throughout the rest of the World, they are making Leaps and bounds for Dry Eye.

    I know coconut oil sounds silly putting it in your eyes, But they have discovered if its safe enough to eat, its safe enough to use on your skin or eyes. In the Form of at Sterilized Eye drop solution that is. I have also seen in some government forums that there already have been trials on other types of oils for eye drops. They have proven what is safe and not safe for the Eye's Mucous membranes.

    Already some Clinical trials are being done on the Use of Coconut Oil in Eye drops in the Philippines You can find their progress here.

    http://www.herbs.ph/index.php/resear...treat-dry-eyes

    They have already shown that Tear break up time is Greater than current Medicine on the market.
    It will be interesting to see if these ever get approved by the FDA.

    Sincerely, Meibomian Gland Man

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    For more information on Clinical Trails of other Substances used in eye Drops Look at the Pubmed Article here.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17962450

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    Thank you a great post.

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    Does coconut oil work for you, MGman? I tried it as a makeup remover and it dried my eyes out for hours.
    Paediatric ocular rosacea ~ primum non nocere

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    Hello Dog2012,

    Not to derail the thread, but your message box is full!

    Thanks for sending the link to the Vitamin E oil with the dropper. Looks pretty good!

    Logan x

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    This is the MCT oil that I reference in the goop section. MCT oil is highly refined coconut oil which might make it less effective that the unprocessed kind. I can attest that Vitamin E oil is extremely effective!

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    Cocnut oil

    Quote Originally Posted by dryeyedave View Post
    This is the MCT oil that I reference in the goop section. MCT oil is highly refined coconut oil which might make it less effective that the unprocessed kind. I can attest that Vitamin E oil is extremely effective!
    I have used coconut oil in my dry eyes and have found it to be the best solution to dryness and also blepharitus with its anti-fungal properties. My oral surgeon is from the caribe a and he said it is widely used for varying kinds of infections and cleaning.

    Also on another thread here I read about wet ones and killing bacteria on eye lids with blepharitus and have found that to be helpful as well. Right now I heat a small amount of oil and put it in my eyes before bed. I wake up without crusty eyes and my eyes are not dry like they are with conventional drops. I have been doing this for a year and have had no infection and routine eye exams with no found problems. Be sure the cocnut oil is extra virgin unrefined and I use organic Nutiva purchased on amazon. One tub last forever when I close it and store it properly. I use a small dropper and fill it, then when it is time to use the drops I out the glass dropper in a bowl of hot water and it melts inside the dropper. Check temps on the oil before use (I put it on my wrist) and I also put it on my eyelids and underneath as well. It is also a good makeup remover!

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    Quote Originally Posted by littlemermaid View Post
    Does coconut oil work for you, MGman? I tried it as a makeup remover and it dried my eyes out for hours.
    Hey guys,

    I've had pretty awesome success with coconut oil. I've actually never had anything work this well, and I've tried many things. I just rub a little virgin coconut oil underneath my eyes (on the skin) and within an hour or so, it seeps in and starts providing relief. I've noticed a little vision blurriness from this but IMHO it's worth it. It also minimizes the appearance of wrinkles! haha

    Here's what I use (it lasts forever!): Nature's Way Coconut Oil-Extra Virgin 16 Ounces
    http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B003...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    A little about me: I've had dry eyes for 12 years since I took Accutane in high school. I'm taking Restasis (which works a little), and I have my lower tear ducts plugged (which works pretty well).

    All the best,
    Sean
    Last edited by seanrez; 18-Oct-2014 at 20:16. Reason: add link to coconut oil on Amazon.ca

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