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Is it safe to put cold-pressed castor oil in my eyes?
I currently do not recommend the use of any non-sterile materials in the eye. Many years ago, when sterile products were not commercially available, I used room temperature castor oil to treat exposure keratopathy, severe dry eyes, and recurrent erosions.
See an ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) as I suspect that safer products made specifically for your condition are readily available.
Answered by: Richard G. Shugarman, MD
Categories: General Eye Health
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Answered: Jan 12, 2013
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