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Relation of Melatonin and dry, irratated eyes?
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Relation of Melatonin and dry, irratated eyes?
Hello,

For 1.5 years i've had dry, red, sore eyes that are made far worse by focusing on things such as reading. I've been treated for many things and have found no help.

Before this I had suffered (and still do) from insomnia/chronic fatigue. For around a year or more I had been taking melatonin every night, I had then took it less and less, and eventually not atall. Melatonin had stopped my insomnia problems, which returned when i stopped using it, but the doctor wouldn't give it to me any longer.

I've been hearing melatonin could link to my eye problems?, i've tried to research but am unsure if melatonin could influence my eyes negativly or positivly, could the removal of melatonin of caused my dry eye?, maybe I am melatonin deficient? or could the use of melatonin of caused the eye problems?



Thank you very much.
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233488 tn?1310696703
Melatonin has not been associated with eye problems including dry eye.

JCH MD
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