Optrex Sore Eye Drops – 10ml

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What are Optrex Sore Eye Drops?

Optrex Sore Eye Drops help to provide soothing and cooling relief for sore and irritated eyes. The drop format is easy to apply and suitable for both adults and children. The effective formula helps to provide relief from minor eye irritations by cleansing the eye and providing a cooling action. Optrex Sore Eye Drops can be used as often as required to ease irritation and discomfort. If you’re looking for effective relief from irritated eyes, try Optrex Sore Eye Drops.

Why are my eyes sore?

There are a lot of factors that can cause our eyes to feel sore and irritated. Spending time in environments that are dusty or smoky can irritate the eyes and if suitable eye protection isn’t worn foreign bodies can get into our eyes and cause discomfort. Driving or staring at screens for long periods of time can cause our eyes to become dry and uncomfortable. It’s important to look after your eyes throughout the day to keep them healthy and working at their best. Take regular breaks when driving long distances, looking at screens or doing close-up work. Ensure your eyes are suitable protected when spending time in dusty or smoky environments. Take breaks from using your contact lenses by wearing your glasses. Make sure that you are receiving enough sleep, drinking plenty of water and are eating a balanced healthy diet. 

How can Optrex Sore Eyes help to soothe your eyes?

Optrex Sore Eye Drops contain the active ingredient Hamamelis Virginiana (distilled witch hazel) which has mildly astringent properties which help to cleanse the eye and provide soothing relief from irritation and discomfort. It works by creating a cooling action which can ease pain caused by minor eye irritations. The eye drops are easy to apply and are suitable for both adults and children. 

How to use this product

Ensure your hands are washed and dried thoroughly before use. Check that the seal is intact before first use. This product should be used in the eyes only. Remove the plastic cap from the drop tip. Tilt your head backward whilst sitting or lying down on your back. Gently pull the lower eyelid downwards and look up. Place the tip o the bottle close to your eye. Squeeze the bottle and let one drop fall into the space between the lower eyelid and the eye. Take care that the tip of the bottle does not touch your eye, the skin around your eye or your fingers. Close your eye for a moment. Repeat in the other eye if necessary. Replace the cap immediately.


The recommended dose for this product is 1 - 2 drops into each eye, as required. Use as often as needed. 


Whilst applying the drops do not:

  • Breathe on or touch the dropper nozzle

  • Touch the eyes or eyelids with the dropper nozzle

  • Share your eye drops with anyone else

When NOT to use Optrex

Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or whilst/just before wearing contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this product before applying contact lenses. Speak to your doctor or a Chemist4U pharmacist BEFORE using this product if you are using any eye medicines. 

Can this product cause side effects?

Like all medicines, Optrex can cause side effects. If you experience any allergic reactions, such as itching, rashes or discomfort, discontinue use and seek advice from your doctor or a Chemist4U pharmacist. 

Important Information

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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Active Ingredients

  • Witch Hazel


  • Ingredients Contains active ingredient Hamamelis Virginiana (Distilled Witch Hazel BPC 1 3% v/v). Also contains Purified Water, Boric Acid, Glycerin, Borax and Benzalkonium Chloride.

Product Data

Active Ingredient(s)
Witch Hazel

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