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Old 05-25-2009, 01:06 AM
 
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Default How can you whiten your eyes without visine and clear eyes?

My eyes are always irritated and dry feeling. They look a little red. Is there anything natural out there that really works?
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Old 05-25-2009, 03:04 AM
 
Location: 39 20' 59"N / 75 30' 53"W
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There was another thread similiar to this last week. The poster got toothpaste in their eye and said it whitened the eye and took the dryness away as well and wanted to know if anyone else had made this discovery?
Now, I didn't say I believe it or would ever think of giving it a try. Maybe they were a troll. I thought it a bit strange.
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Old 05-25-2009, 03:29 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I say give it a try and report back here with the results! My guess is their eyes burned and watered so bad from the menthol that it cured the dryness hence the redness.
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Old 05-25-2009, 11:50 AM
 
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Putting toothpaste in your eyes is a BAD IDEA. That's why the thread was locked.

I would advise speaking to a doctor about your problem.
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Old 05-25-2009, 11:56 AM
 
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My eyes are always irritated and dry feeling. They look a little red. Is there anything natural out there that really works?

Try getting some natural tears to keep them moist.
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Old 05-25-2009, 04:51 PM
 
Location: California
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I don't know if it works, but there are new eye drops that are gel. You could give it a try.
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Old 05-26-2009, 03:01 AM
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You can try a humidifier or use drops that are NOT anti-red; those only mask the problem and can possibly make your eyes worse later. My eye doctor recommended Systane and Optive to me; I prefer the Optive.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:52 PM
 
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Well it's improved since not straining my eyes...thanks everyone!
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Old 08-16-2009, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Also an easy tip, albeit not exactly natural is to line the bottom rim of your eye with white eyeliner. It will make the white of your eyes stand out.
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Old 08-16-2009, 11:13 PM
 
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I use Rohto V, it works well in my opinion. It's readily available at places like Walgreens, CVS, etc.
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