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Tips for Redness?

Hello All,

This forum has been invaluable and given me hope. I developed dry eye MGD after a BAD infection. Although I'm still coming to terms, I'm trying to get ahead of this so I can have SOME control.

I'm looking in to Nulids Device to preserve my glands which hopefully...

Topical transdermal testosterone

Does anyone have ever tested transdermal testosterone creme?
What was the result?

I want to try it but doctors do not even know about it. After some time it feels like anyone who has dry eye has way more knowlegde than the eye doctors...

Tip to create natural tears without gagging

I've read on here about making yourself gag to initiate tearing when you need some immediate relief, and natural tears do have nutrients that artificial tears don't, but it's kind of depressing to have to gag to make it happen. I found a method that is much more tolerable for me. There are 2 bumps on...

Help explain DED surface damage to me.

Dry eye was something that felt like I just needed to take care of ever few days X years ago. Then like 2 years ago it felt like an "event" I started seeing glare around everything. At first it was small then it slowly turned massive.I saw the common glare "cloud" around lights/etc...

Wrap around sunglasses inserts

I find the inserts seem to fall apart on wiley x sunglasses pretty quickly and leave residue on my face, are there any better alternatives out there, seems like the material they use isn't really suitable and should be using rubber or something instead?

How to tell the difference between a blocked and atrophied meibomian gland?

Do they look the same or are we able to tell them apart without meibography etc?

Nighttime dryness and oinments


Long story short, I have dry eyes as many of you guys have, and I am not sure what the main cause is. But I am trying therapies reccomended from my doctors, and one of the medications is a nighttime oinment called Simplex. It contains parafin and vaseline.

The first time...

First fitting next week

So after trialing punctual plugs and IPL. But cannot get ipl again until covid is under control. I bit the bullet and went somewhere else felt like my eyes were worse than usual, low tbut. No scarring. Thankfully! Was given sample drops and a prescription for the same ingredient allergy drop I already...

"Dry Eye Disease Does Not Worsen With Time in Most Patients"

Hi everyone, apologies if this article has already been discussed before, I'm new to the forum and I'm still working my way through the amazing amount of information here!

I've been diagnosed with evaporative dry eye (I presume this means MGD but my eye doctor didn't say), and due to how...

Newly diagnosed and worried :(

Hello everyone, I'm 33 and living in England and after a month of a weird dry feeling in my left eye, I've been diagnosed with evaporative dry eye.

I have so many questions (naturally) because this is all strange and new and confusing, but I suppose my main question is; am I destined to...
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