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Optrex ActiMist 2 in 1 Eye Spray Dry + Irritated Eyes 10ml

Optrex ActiMist 2 in 1 Eye Spray Dry + Irritated Eyes 10ml

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Product Description

Dry Eyes

What is it?

Each time the eye blinks the eyelid spreads your tears across the surface of the eye to form a film. This film acts to reduce the evaporation of moisture from the eye, helping it stay hydrated. Dry eyes can occur when either you don't produce enough tears or when a gap in the protective tear film allows moisture to be lost.

What are the main causes?

• Contact lenses - Over 75% of contact lens wearers suffer from dry eyes at some point
• Central heating and air conditioning - these dry out the air so reduce moisture in the eyes
• Not blinking enough - When you stare at your computer screens or TV for a long time your rate of blinking reduces from about 22 blinks per minute to as low as 7 times a minute! This reduces the spread of tears across your eye leading to damage to the protective lipid layer over the eye.
• 22% of dry eye sufferers blame their computer for causing their symptoms
• Ageing - We tend to make fewer tears as we get older so as you age you are likely to be affected more. For women, hormonal changes during the menopause can also lead to more frequent dry eyes.
• Some medications can cause dry eyes as a side effect or make existing dry eyes worse (e.g. beta blockers, the pill and antihistamines)

What are the symptoms?

Your eyes will feel dry, irritated & uncomfortable. You may experience a gritty, burning sensation when you blink although dry eye should not cause significant pain.

Dry eye will usually affect both eyes together but your vision should remain normal. Symptoms often worsen as the day goes on.

What can I do about it?

Optrex ActiMist 2 in 1 Eye Spray Dry + Irritated Eyes 10ml


• Spray directly onto closed eyes to instantly soothe dry eyes
• Stabilises the eye's lipid layer and locks in natural moisture
• Clinically proven to provide instant relief for up to 4 hours
• Safe to use with contact lenses

Dry+Irritated eyes due to disturbed lipid layer of the tear film, approx. 80% of dry eye cases.

Eyes feeling tired and uncomfortable?

Top Tips

• Drink plenty of water - this helps keep your whole body, including your eyes, hydrated.
• If you work at a computer then remember to take regular breaks and blink as often as you can.
• If possible try turning the heating or air con down a bit to avoid drying out your eyes.
• Try to keep your workplace well ventilated. If this is difficult then keep a bowl of water nearby (preferably by the heater if it's on) to increase the humidity in the room.
• If you wear contact lenses try to apply Optrex ActiMist 2 in 1 Eye Spray Dry + Irritated Eyes regularly even before the eyes feel irritated.
• Try applying a hot compress to the eyes to help stimulate the tear ducts to produce more tears.



Direction for use
When using for the first time, push down on the nozzle 3 - 4 times.
Hold 10cm from your closed eyelid.
Spray 1-2 times onto your closed eyelids 3 to 4 times per day.
Suitable for everyday use.
Won't smudge eye make up.

How Optrex ActiMist? 2 in 1 Dry + Irritated Eye Spray works:
Sprays directly onto closed eyelids
Stabilises the eye's natural tear film
Cools, soothes and refreshes.


Store at room temperature (between 2°C and 25°C).

1ml contains 10mg, Soy Lecithin, 8mg Sodium Chloride, 8mg Ethanol, 5mg Phenoxyethanol, 0.25mg Vitamin A Palmitate, 0.02mg Vitamin E, Purified Water
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