What is Optrex Double Action Dry & Tired Eye Drops?
Optrex Double Action Dry & Tired Eye Drops is an eye treatment that is designed to restore moisture in the eyes. The Double Action Eye Drops contain twice as many hydrating ingredients as the standard Optrex Eye Drops. It contains ingredients such as sodium hyaluronate which helps to rehydrate and lubricate the eyes. Optres Double Action is preservative and phosphate free.
What causes dry eyes?
Dry eyes can be caused by a number of different conditions. The main issue with dry eyes is that not enough tears are being produced, which is resulting in less lubrication and hydration in the eyes. Causes of dry eyes and reduced tear production can include:
- Thyroid disorders
- Vitamin A deficiency
- Some types of medication
- Laser eye surgery
- Tear gland damage from inflammation
In most cases, dry eyes can be treated and prevented by avoiding dry, harsh environments.
Who this eye treatment suitable for?
These Optrex Eye Drops are suitable to be used by people who are suffering from dry eyes. Anyone who uses contact lenses can also use this eye treatment. They should not be used by anyone who is allergic to any of the ingredients contained in the eye drops. If you are using any other form of medication, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these eye drops?
Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should consult a medical professional for advice before using any form of medication.
How should Optrex Double Action Dry & Tired Eye Drops be used?
To use, tilt the head back slightly and then apply 1-2 drops of solution into each. After applying, blink several times to order to ensure that the solution covers the whole eye. Use the eye drops as and when needed.
Are there any side effects?
Any side effect from using these Optrex Eye Drops is most likely to be caused by an allergic reaction. If you notice any side effect, then stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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