This is allergy season, and even if you are not prone to allergies, almost no one is immune to some pollen, plus dirt, dust, pet hair and other pollutants that can make eyes itchy, watery and crusty. This is not a pretty look! But there is help, and it is easy and affordable to access.
Ocu Fresh has a variety of eye-loving products that cleanse and soothe over-worked eyes. Sometimes all you need to stop the burning and itching is an eye wash. Ocu Fresh Eye Wash ($5.99) is preservative free, and comes in six, single-serve bottles with twist-off tops that are great for purse or travel. The active ingredient is simply 99.1% purified water (sodium chloride is the inactive ingredient) delivered either by squeezing the tube to flush your eye, or using the included eye cup (a lot less messy). One application can really make your day a little more pleasant as you flush away tiny bits of debris, pollen and other pollutants that you might not be able to flush out with natural tears. My eyes were burning from pollen, and nothing relieved it until I washed my eyes with this product. Instant relief!
If you suffer from dry eyes, you need to keep them lubricated. But how? One easy way is with single-use dropers of preservative-free eye drops. Optics MiniDrops (avg. price $5.99) protects dry eyes and helps guard against further irritation. If your eyes are dry, it’s a must-have in your purse or pocket. Just one single-serve, twist-top bottle will relieve dry-eye symptoms caused by natural or environmental processes, such as wind, air conditioners, heaters, lengthy driving, computer induced eye-tiredness, stress, and natural dryness. You’ll be amazed at what a difference just one application can make. The lubricant active ingredients are 0.6% Povidone, and 1.4% Polyvinyl Alcohol. Simply twist the tab off one of the
30, sterile, single-use tab bottles, and squeeze a bit into each eye. The relief is immediate, even if it is temporary.
Dry eyes and blurry vision can occur not just from pollutants, but even from internal issues such as hormonal changes or thyroid issues and most definitely, from contact lenses. Contact lens wearers can help stop the dry eyes and ensuing burning, itching and blurry vision with a few easy to use drops. Optics Eye-Cept ($5.99) Rewetting Drops are also preservative-free and perfect for soft contact lens wearers. These single-serve portions of rewetting drops also give you temporary relief from dry or irritated contact lenses while they are still in your eyes. This solution of sodium chloride and boric acid is just for those who wear soft contact lenses and doesn’t contain thimerosal, other mercury-containing ingredients, chlorhexidine or other preservatives. You get 20 single use tabs per box. If you wear contact you know you can’t leave home without a few of these little tabs of comfort.
These and plenty of other OcuFresh eye-care products can be found in drug stores and mass market retailers and also learn more at; http://www.ocufresh.com/
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