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Aloe for Dry Eye? -- Close up of cut aloe leaf and drop of aloe gel


Although some websites recommend using aloe in the eye as a remedy for dry eye, this recommendation appears to be based solely on experimentation on eye cells in the laboratory and not on clinical studies in people. See the Aloe Supplements Review for more details about this and other uses of aloe as well as our top choices for aloe pills and aloe liquids.

There is some evidence that oral supplementation with fish oil or flaxseed oil may help reduce symptoms of dry eye.

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June 19, 2019

Flaxseed Oil was recommended by my optician and it has worked very well for me. I live at 5,500 ft elevation in a semi-arid region. I was waking up several times a night to apply moisture to my eyes. Now I usually sleep through the night. I take two 1400 mg capsules at bedtime.

April 30, 2019

I use a Maqui Berry extract that is recommended for dry eyes.

August 25, 2019

I never heard of that product. Could you elaborate. Where is it sold? What is a Maqui berry? What kind of doctor recommended this? My doctors say dry eye is caused by inflammation and hard to control. I would love to know more. Thanks!

April 29, 2019

Flax seed oil works so well on my dry eye issue that I have learned not to miss two days in a row taking one capsule of the oil or I really suffer from the stinging and burning of dry eyes.

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