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We all know the importance of exercising, eating healthy and drinking enough water through the day but what about eye health? Your vision is just as important, as your eyes not only affect how you see but also how you feel. We at Bausch + Lomb are committed to taking care of the layers between your eyes and the world so that you can maintain a lifetime of healthy vision. Bausch + Lomb is therefore proud to introduce a Dry Eye range like NEVER BEFORE*, Artelac®. It's time for you to experience comfort as nature intended.1

What is Dry Eye?

As the name of the eye disorder suggests, it's when your eyes are dry. Most people have Dry Eyes at some point in their lives but don't realise that it is actually a clinical problem. Dry Eye affects the surface of your eye and your tear glands, where your eyes either do not produce enough of tears of if your tears evaporate too quickly.2,3 It can be caused by numerous factors ranging from environmental triggers (i.e. extensive computer work, wearing contact lenses, reading, travelling, being in an air-conditioned area, wind/smoke, being in low humidity, etc.)3-6, medication that you may be taking (i.e. antihistamines, acne treatment, antidepressants and blood pressure medication)2,3 or other conditions such as old age, diabetes, menopause2,3 and the list goes on.

As if finding out that so many things in your life may be causing your symptoms of Dry Eyes is not enough; did you know? Almost 1 out of 2 adults (48%) experience Dry Eye Syndrome!5

Check out your symptoms and our Dry Eye range that treats all types of Dry Eyes.

Healthy Eye Diagram
Dry Eye Diagram

Do Your Eyes Feel:1-3

  • Scratchy

    Scratchy

  • Stinging

    Stinging

  • Dry

    Dry

  • Gritty

    Gritty

  • Worsens throughout the day

     


Or are your eyes feeling red, tired, blurry or sensitive to light?2-4 If you're experiencing one or more of the above symptoms - you may have Dry Eye. These symptoms are often worse towards the end of the day or after prolonged periods of time requiring visual attention3-5 but stress your eyes no more. We have a product for whatever severity of Dry Eye that you may have.

How Thirsty are Your Eyes?

Hyaluronic Acid Diagram

Did you know? Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a strong lubricant that is naturally found throughout the human body especially in the eyes and joints and has been used for decades in many products throughout the world.1,7,8 This water-loving molecule carries 1000 times its own weight in water, thus creating a reservoir of moisture on the surface of your eyes and slowly releases it, to ensure your eyes (and contact lenses) stay hydrated as nature intended.1,7,9 Look out for the Bausch + Lomb products that have the blue droplet so you can rest assure that it contains the powerful, natural lubricant for happy & healthy eyes!

What Colour Are You?*

Artelac Purple

Dry Eye Type: Severe (Evaporative) Dry Eye

Do you ever experience any of the following symptoms? Red eyes, puffy eyelids, stickiness/crustiness of your eye lids, burning, watering eyes, intermittent visual blur, difficulty wearing contact lenses or ever been diagnosed with Evaporative Dry Eye?10-11

This one's for you! Artelac® Advanced provides you with ongoing relief by replenishing and locking in moisture in all 3 layers of the tear film.

Dose: Instill one drop into the conjunctival sac 3-5 times daily or as the need arises.

Contact lenses should be taken out before usage of the eye gel. They can be reinserted after an interval of at least 15 minutes.

Artelac Intense

Dry Eye Type: Moderate & recurrent Dry Eye

Tried everything and your Dry Eye keeps coming back? Contact lens wearer?

This one's for you! Artelac® rebalances your tears with a unique combination of lubricants such as Hyaluronic Acid for lasting relief and nutrients such as Vitamin B12 to promote a healthy ocular surface.It's contact lens friendly and don't worry, if you spill the pink solution - it won't stain your clothes or lenses!

Dose: Instil one drop into the conjunctival sac 3-5 times daily or as the need arises.

Artelac Splash

Dry Eye Type: Moderate to mild Dry Eyes

Struggling to put your drops in? Looking for instant hydration? Contact lens wearer?

This one's for you! Artelac® contains Hyaluronic Acid to provide you with instant relief for your mildly irritated eyes.6 And because Bausch + Lomb is dedicated to providing you with innovative eye care, we've designed a NEW & UNIQUE applicator for ease of use, so you don't have to struggle putting your eye drops in ever again! Artelac® is also compatible with all contact lenses.

Dose: Instil one drop into the conjunctival sac 3-5 times daily or as the need arises.

Artelac Moisture

Dry Eye Type: Mild Dry Eyes

Came back from your holiday and your eyes were a little dry? Experience Dry Eyes now and then?

This one's for you! Artelac® Moisture treats mild Dry Eyes. Also well suited for wetting and rewetting hard and soft contact lenses during contact lens wearing.

Dose: Instil one drop into the conjunctival sac 3-5 times daily or as the need arises.

*See in-store for full product names and prescribing information.

Sensitive to Preservatives?

Each Artelac® variant in the range has a preservative-free option in the form of single dose units and some of the 10 ml bottles are preservative free. See variants in-store or the instructions for use for full prescribing information.

Where to Find Artelac®?

Artelac® is available nationwide in Clicks, Dis-Chem and Independent Pharmacies. And if you can't find our product, pop us a message and we'll direct you to the nearest Pharmacy that stocks Artelac®.

Speak to your Pharmacist or Eyecare Practitioner about which Artelac® colour you are. For more information or enquiries about Artelac®, complete the form below and we will contact you.

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