hi there i have had dry eye quite badly but only in my left eye. I tried the various drops but none helped. An ophthalmologist inserted a punctal plug which did help for a few months but then fell out.A larger one was inserted but did not provide any relief. I consulted a Chinese herbalist in desperation and took Chinese herbs for over 6 months. I was also on a double blind clinical trial for 3 months but as yet do not know if I was on the 1500mg Krill, 1500mg fish oil or the placebo. After the end of the trial my eye was getting worse so I decided to take both fish oil and krill. I take 2000 mg fish oil in the morning and 2000 mg krill in the evening and wash my lids with soap in the shower each morning. This has made a dramatic improvement to the point I do not even think about my eye anymore. Also I do notice there is more fluid in the eye so the eye does not feel as dry as it did. The symptoms of pain, scratchiness, itchiness something in the eye etc have gone. I also endeavor not to rub my eyes. Hope this helps. The Chinese herbalist also advised not to have alcohol, sugary foods, spicy foods and deep fried foods. I have found that these can impact on the eye especially sweet and spicy foods which I minimize. Natural sugar in fruits is Ok.
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