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New Blink intensive tears PLUS

Blink Intensive PLUS
Blink Intensive PLUS

New Blink intensive tears PLUS liquid gel helps bring long lasting relief from persistent feelings of dry eyes.

  • Blink intensive tears PLUS liquid gel has a higher viscosity hypotonic formulation for even longer lasting relief and a superior end-of-day comfort.(1)
  • Suitable for both day-time and night-time use.
  • Longer lasting effect – 60% reported effect lasted more than two hours. (1)

New Blink intensive tears PLUS is a tear supplement for dry eyes which lasts longer in the eye than Blink intensive (standard) due to its more viscous formulation.

Unlike the standard Blink intensive tears, Intensive tears PLUS should not be used with contact lenses.

Available from our Caerphilly practice now and our Ystrad Mynach practice soon.

Update: now available in Ystrad Mynach also.

Taken from Abbott Medical Optics promotional literature.
1. Dumbleton K, Woods C, FOnn D. An investigation of the efficacy of a Novel Ocular Lubricant. Eye and Contact Lens 2009;35(3):149-155
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Dry eyes? – Try Blink

If you have dry eyes, why not pop in and get yourself a free* 5 vial trial of AMO Blink Intensive tears. These artificial tear drops are designed to give “long lasting relief from the feeling of dry, tired eyes”. They are also safe for use with contact lenses.

*One trial of 5 vials can be collected by visiting the Caerphilly practice in person and asking at reception. While stocks last.

What is dry eye?

Blink Intensive eye drops
Blink Intensive eye drops

Symptoms of dry eye include:

  • dryness
  • burning sensation
  • sandy-gritty feeling

these symptoms generally get worse as the day progresses.

The Causes?

Dry eyes are usually caused by decreased tear production or increased tear film evaporation. The lack of tears causes the inside of the lid to rub against the sensitive cornea causing the symptoms above.

But, my eyes are not dry – in fact they’re always running!

Some people experience tears running out of their eyes and down their cheek. This can also be related to dry eyes. If you think about it, the tears are no longer in the eyes (they’re on your cheek), therefore leaving your eyes dry. Blocked tear ducts, or misplaced lids can also cause tearing, so it is best to consult your optician if you are unsure.

Please note: This article is for information purposes only.  Please consult your Ophthalmic Optician or Doctor if you have any concerns.