Preservative Free Eye Drops helps people with sensitive eyes who experience the symptoms of dry eye. Preservative-Free Lubricant Eye Drops relieves mild dry eye symptoms with a preservative-free formula. Preservatives are necessary evils in the conventional multi dose eye droppers, as the ambient non-sterile as well as the left over drop exposed to
ambience gains entry in the container from the same path as that of the drug flow path contaminating the liquid inside.
Preservatives have become a key component in ophthalmic formulations, common among them are: Benzalkonium chloride (BAC/BAK), Stabilized Oxychloro Complex (SOC), SofZia.
Though preservatives help keep the containers sterile over the course of multiple uses, various studies have proved that preservatives induce ocular toxicity particularly in long term therapy, multiple applications, aged patients and in pre existing ocular surface diseases, such as :
‘Novelia ®’, a technology from France, brought in India for the first time by Eyekare Kilitch Ltd., is the solution that provides the benefit of the medication
without the ill effects of any preservatives.
The state of art technology prevents bacterial contamination and avoids the need of preservatives over treatment duration Benefits of Preservative-free multi dose formulations are as under :
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose IP 0.3% w/v, Glycerin IP 0.2% w/v, Dextran 70 USP 0.1% w/v.
Sodium Hyaluronate BP 0.1% w/v, L-proline, L-lysine HCI, L-Ieucine, L- glycine.
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride IP 2.0% w/v & Timolol Maleate IP 0.5% w/v.
Travoprost IP 0.004% w/v +
Timolol Maleate IP 0.5% w/v.