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Eyelid hygiene is an effective prevention measure for eye and vision health.
Human vision is an extraordinarily complex and miraculous gift given by nature, reflecting our so diverse spiritual and physical condition. Simultaneously, however, the eyes are the vulnerable organism's very body, whose health is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain today.
Adverse ecological environment, which contributes to the spread of various allergies, prolonged computer work, reading, sewing, knitting and other visually strenuous activities in low light conditions, the use of various cosmetic products (often with a high content of irritants and harmful substances) and several other factors the development of diseases of the auxiliary organs of the eye - eyelids, conjunctiva and tear apparatus - of the eye, significantly deteriorating the quality of life.
In addition to the negative factors mentioned above, we often forget and pay insufficient attention to eye hygiene and the protection of such gentle and delicate barriers as eyelids.
Eyelids are one of the most critical barriers that prevent various infectious bacteria from entering the eyes and protect them from the environment's harmful effects.
On the eyelids' free edge is a series of glandular ducts - sebaceous or Meiboma glands - whose substance - secretion - forms a lipid layer of the tear film, which protects the eyeball from drying out and has bactericidal properties. The Meibomian glands' dysfunction is one of the most common causes of blepharitis or inflammation of the lashes.
The classic symptoms of eyelid inflammation that indicate the need for eyelid hygiene are:
If you notice any of these symptoms, you should not hesitate and consult an ophthalmologist immediately!
"BlephEx" hygiene procedure is very effective because not only the eyelids are cleaned, and a massage is performed, but also the medication necessary for treatment can be applied
To reduce the development of infections and inflammation in the eyes, we recommend this preventive procedure twice a year, just like dental hygiene.