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Honey Drops: The Sweet Treatment for Dry Eye Symptoms?

Manuka honey

Widely discussed as a homeopathic treatment for everything from hangovers to acne to the common cold, manuka honey is now being looked at as a treatment for helping manage the relentless symptoms of Dry Eye Disease. Yes, you read correctly; the honey sitting in your kitchen cupboard has a multitude of impressive healing powers that you probably weren't aware of. In fact, the restorative properties of honey are so remarkable that researchers at the Queensland … [Read more...]

Menopause and Dry Eye Symptoms: A Clear Connection

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As if irritability, insomnia and fatigue weren’t enough, research has shown that dry eye disease can also stem from the hormonal changes that occur during menopause. Actually, Dr. Henrik Sjögren first established a connection between hormones and dry eye symptoms as far back as the 1930’s! And thanks to Dr. Sjögren and other researchers like him, we now have an even better understanding on the hormone-ocular surface connection. Most people think of moodiness, hot … [Read more...]

Treating Dry Eye Disease and Sjögren’s Syndrome with One Amazing Oil

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Most dry eye sufferers have tried every drop, oil, compress and nutritional supplement on the market in search of some relief from the itchy, burning sensation of Dry Eye Disease. Though some find successful treatment via a combination of artificial tears and nutritional supplements, for example, others seem to be treatment resistant when it comes to easing persistent dry eye symptoms. Indeed, thousands of individuals are ‘itching’ for a permanent cure to Dry Eye … [Read more...]