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Reducing dry eye pain

Researching and maintaining the "Surviving Dry Eye Pain" web site is a volunteer effort.
We do not sell anything, nor do we accept any advertising.

If the tips on these Web pages help some individuals reduce the intense pain that can result from severe dry eye, we will consider this Web site to be a success. However, as anyone with a chronic illness learns, medicine is not an exact science. Each individual has to explore and evaluate possible solutions — what works for one person might or might not work for you.

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How accurate is DryEyePain?

It is important to understand that the information on this Web site is based on the opinions and experience of a small number of individuals with severe dry eye and eye allergies. Most tips come from a single individual who is not a doctor nor any kind of medical professional. Clearly, one person is not a statistical sample. In addition, by the time you read this Web site, some of the information might be out-of-date.

Therefore, you must evaluate any information that you read on this site from the perspective of your own medical situation and in light of your own experience. Only you and your doctor can determine which approaches are safe and effective for you.

Does DryEyePain endorse the products mentioned on this Web site?

The products mentioned on the DryEyePain site are examples only and are not endorsed by DryEyePain. You and your doctor should look for better products because better products might be available and because other products might be more appropriate for your eyes.

Can you read this Web site?

The visual design goals of this Web site are:

  • Muted colors that are comfortable to look at for people experiencing photophobia
  • Easy-to-read text
  • Uncluttered screens

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DISCLAIMER: Do not use any tip described on these pages without first consulting your physician.
All content on this Web site is for informational purposes only; it is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment; and it should not be construed as personal medical advice. Information published on this Web site is not intended to replace, supplant, or augment a consultation with an eye care professional regarding the user's/viewer's medical care. Every effort has been made to present accurate and safe information, but the creator of the Web site is not a health care professional, does not warrant the correctness of the information, and is not liable for any direct or consequential injury or other damages that could result from the use of the information obtained from this site. Products are mentioned as examples only. No mention of a product constitutes an endorsement for that product; other products may be successfully used for dry eye and other conditions described here. It is not the intent of this Web site to promote any eye care products, procedures, or medications.