Types of artificial eye drops and notes when using
first . The leading types of safe artificial eye drops today
Optive eye drops are indicated in case of dry eyes, to relieve dry and itchy eyes after eye surgery.
1.2 Refresh Tears Lubricant Eye Drops Refresh Tears Lubricant is manufactured by Allergan company. The main ingredient of this eye drops is to soothe the eyes before the symptoms of irritation, burning, discomfort... caused by exposure to allergens, wind, sunlight or dry eyes.
In addition, Refresh Tears Lubricant is also used as a kind of eye protectant, against attack from external stimuli.
1.3 Sanlein – Japanese artificial eye drops Sanlein is an eye drop manufactured by the company Santen, Japan. The main ingredients of the product include Sodium Hyaluronate, Aminocaproic Acid, Disodium Edetate, Benzalkonium Cl... with the effect of supportive treatment of problems of corneal - conjunctival epithelial disorders caused by diseases: Steven-Johnson syndrome, Sicca syndrome (dry eye), due to drugs, surgery or trauma, wearing contact lenses...
The main ingredients of Systane Ultra are Polyethylene Glycol and Propylene Glycol. These are two types of hydrogels with properties that increase adhesion and increase mucus in the surface of the eyeball. Along with that, these ingredients will attract water, maintaining the moisture of the eyes, thereby alleviating the symptoms of irritation and discomfort caused by dry eyes.
1.5 Poly Tears Drop – artificial eye drops from Switzerland Alcon Poly-Tears Drop is a product manufactured by Alcon Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland. The main use of this product is to support the treatment of dry eye syndromes - decreased tear secretion as well as some other instability in tears.
Ingredients of Poly-Tears Drop include Dextran 70 0.1% and Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 0.3%.
2. Note when using artificial eye drops
Dry eye pain, burning. There is a foreign body in the eye, itchy eyes. Blurred vision, light sensitivity... 2.2 Objects that need to use artificial tears Office workers, elderly people, women in perimenopause and menopause, contact lens users, after surgery art... are subjects at high risk of dry eyes, which is also the group likely to have to use artificial tears.
2.3 How is it safe to use artificial tears? Dosage and effectiveness of artificial eye drops depend on the type of eye disease, its cause, and the individual patient's response to treatment.
During use, absolutely do not let the small tip touch contaminated surfaces and do not touch the small tip with your hands. Close the lid immediately after use.
In general, artificial tears are highly safe and have very few side effects. Some of the side effects that may be encountered when using these products are eyelid itching, irritation, eyelid inflammation, eyelid adhesion... which is mainly caused by ingredients with preservatives or topical agents. slippery... If the above condition persists for more than 72 hours, the patient should consult a doctor before continuing.
3. Some notes when using other artificial eye drops
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