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Category Archives: Altacor
Altacor to discuss findings at BCLA (Stand 30), 7-9th June 2013 There are still many patients going to secondary care for dry eye problems that could be effectively treated in the community.
Serial life sciences entrepreneur Dr Andy Richards received the BioIndustry Association (BIA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association’s annual Gala Dinner last night.
Low temperatures, high winds and UV light have detrimental effects on eye health “We all know our lips dry up when we are in a cold environment, but some people don’t know their eyes can dry out too”, says Chris … Continue reading
New evidence suggests that alcohol leaves behind more than just a sore head. A recent study has shown the dehydrating effects of alcohol can irritate the eyes and cause symptoms of dry eye for people with otherwise healthy eyes. Drinking … Continue reading
To head up the launch of its range of new products into the optical and pharmacy channels, Altacor has appointed Lee Woodward as National Account Manager. Formerly key account manager at Sauflon, a contact lens and aftercare solution manufacture, Lee … Continue reading
Ophthalmic nurse practitioner, Shirley Miller says that many of the patients referred to hospital with sore, gritty or watery eyes could be treated easily in the community with regular eye drops four times a day, but that the symptoms of … Continue reading
Altacor and N07 contact lenses diagnostic kits used to establish dry eye clinics Optician Mr Nat Vaja was unsure how to advise his patients suffering from gritty and itchy eyes, but after receiving a diagnostic kit as part of a … Continue reading
Eye care is particularly important for golfers, who are exposed not just to glare and UV light but also to dust, pollen and wind – all of which can irritate the eyes. Many golfers suffer from watery eyes and are … Continue reading
The dehydrating effects of flying do not only affect the skin, eyes can also suffer particularly if you wear contact lenses or are using a laptop. Resealable eye drops could be the answer, Clinitas Soothe is available in small 0.5ml … Continue reading
Hot flushes and sleepless nights might be the symptoms most commonly associated with the menopause, but a large proportion of women also experience dry or itchy feeling eyes. They are often unaware that this is caused by the same hormonal … Continue reading