What is Optrex Actimist 2 in 1 Dry + Tired Eye Spray?
Optrex Actimist 2 in 1 Dry + Irritated Eye Spray can help to rehydrate and provide relief from dry and tired eyes. The refreshing spray is clinically proven to help cool and soothe irritation. Optrex is perfect for on the go and is sprayed onto closed eyes for comfortable and easy administration. The protective formula provides long-lasting results and is suitable for use with contact lenses. If you’re looking for effective relief from dry and tired eyes, try Optrex Actimist 2 in 1 Dry + Tired Eyes Spray.
Why are my eyes dry?
There are many reasons why the eyes can become dry and irritated. Spending extended periods in environments that are heated or air-conditioned, as this can cause the eyes to lose moisture and feel uncomfortable. Spending lots of time looking at screens or wearing contact lenses can also cause the eyes to dry out and feel irritated. Dry eyes can also be a side effect of some medications. Dry eyes are not usually something to be concerned about, however, if it is causing you severe and prolonged discomfort, seeking medical attention is advised.
How can Optrex Eye Spray help to relieve dry, tired eyes?
Optrex works by stabilising the tear barrier on the surface of our eyes to rehydrate and soothe tired eyes. The effective formula is clinically proven to provide fast and long-lasting relief from irritation and grittiness that is caused by eyes becoming tired. The eye spray is applied directly to the eyelid, so is comfortable and convenient to apply. The spray is suitable for use with contact lenses and ideal for taking on the go.
How to use this product
Push down on the spray’s nozzle 3 - 4 times to prime the spray before first use. Hold the spray bottle 10 cm from your closed eyelid. Spray 1 - 2 pumps onto closed eyelids, 3 - 4 times per day as required. This product is suitable for everyday use.
When NOT to use this product
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list). Do NOT touch the eye surface with the spray head or spray the product onto the open eye.
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When you’re suffering from hay fever it can make the Spring and Summer months unbearable.
It feels like everything you do makes you a magnet for pollen and you get really sick of explaining that you’re not upset, your eyes are just watering with your allergies!
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When you are suffering from an allergic reaction or hay fever you will be looking for a fast, effective treatment that will stop the symptoms as soon as possible. There are a lot of treatments available, in particular, antihistamines, which stop the body producing the symptoms associated with an allergic reaction. However, when it comes to choosing the right treatment for you there are a number of different things that you need to consider.
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There are a couple of ways to figure out what’s giving you the sneezes and the coughs, so let’s take a look at each condition and how you can tell them apart.
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Ever wondered why you can buy paracetamol in the shop but not antibiotics?
Although shops and supermarkets are allowed to stock everyday medicines like paracetamol, there is a huge list of other medicines that you can only get from your local pharmacy and some you can only get with a prescription from your doctor.
If you’ve ever wondered why there are different rules for different medications, you’ve come to the right place.
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Some hay fever sufferers may even find that when they do find a hay fever medication that works, it doesn’t completely get rid of all of their annoying hay fever symptoms.
If you’ve ever found yourself in this situation, you may start to wonder if one kind of hay fever medication is enough, and whether it would be safe to take more than one at the same time.
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Hay fever is a very common allergy, but how are you supposed to know if you have hay fever?
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If you’ve ever wondered about hay fever and whether you could have it yourself, we’re here to help.
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