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What is Dry Eye?

Dry Eye means that your eyes may not be making enough tears, that the tears which are being produced are of poor quality or that the tears that are produced evaporate away. The normal function of tears is to keep the surface of the eye wet and lubricated so any shortage of tears or reduction in their quality can produce a gritty, burning sensation of the eyes and can also disturb vision.

The symptoms of Dry Eye syndrome may include:

  • Dryness
  • Tired eyes
  • Red eyes
  • Excessive watering
  • Photophobia (sensitivity to light)
  • Contact lens discomfort
  • Burning, stinging or itching         
  • Gritty feeling        
  • Irritation from wind or smoke   
  • Blurred or smeary vision

 thealoz duo

At last! There is no need to trial and error a sequence of products to find the right one for a patient - we can select now just one drop for ALL our patients who suffer with dry eyes.

The new product from Spectrum Thea is THEALOZ DUO - combining sodium hyaluronate (0.15%) and trehalose (3%) in a hypotonic formulation - it matches all the requirements for a modern, effective product. Sodium hyaluronate provides long-lasting lubrication and soothing for the ocular surface, whilst trehalose protects the delicate cells on the surface of the eye from dryness and the concentrated salts in the tears of a dry eye. And, best of all, the bottle is easy to use and cleverly designed so that preservatives are no longer required, giving safe, measured drops for three months (300 drops).