Fifteen years ago I suddenly developed dry eyes, and then eight years ago my eyelashes broke off. For years I had no eyelashes, and I used to have long eyelashes. I had to use eye drops at least once an hours. CAP helped a little. I think I have mites. They are too small to be seen without magnification, and live in sebaceous pores and in a line of pores inside the eyelids. Sometimes I could feel something on my eyeball, without being able to see the irritant.They depend on bacteria, and when CAP reduced the bacteria, the number of mites dropped, too. When I first went on CAP, I had to change my bed sheets daily, or I would itch. I develped a line of tiny red bumps along my hairline. Niacin kills nanoinsects, and that may be why niacin causes flushing in the areas with the most sebaceous glands. I am killing the mites with pyrethione dandruff shampoo, tea tree oil, and borax. After a month, my eyelashes are growing back. I had been prepared to wait for months for any lash growth. I hope they grow back long. I hadn’t been taking niacin often, because the flush was so unpleasant, but now that I realize what it is doing, I take it daily. It is good to take niacin against white blood cells infected with cpn, so I should have been taking it anyway.