EYE HEALTH ARTICLES
Did you know that good lid and lash hygiene can help with dry eye, blepharitis, styes, contact lens discomfort, and even eye lash extensions? We have some articles below that should be eye opening!
Without correct care, eyelash extensions and false eyelashes can trap in dirt, oil and infection-causing bacteria – but practicing proper eye hygiene helps eliminate problems before they begin. Avenova’s all-natural lash extension cleansing mist uses pure hypochlorous acid (HOCl) to remove bad bacteria for clean, healthy eyelids and eyelashes.
Learn how to keep your lashes extensions clean >
Dry eyes are common. Millions of people throughout the United States suffer from dry eye disease, and it can be chronic. Other people may experience dry eyes after staring at a digital device too long or during allergy season.
Learn more about what causes dry eye >
What are Demodex Mites?
Everyone has Demodex mites (also known as face mites) on their skin, and usually, they don’t cause any problems. However, if you are already living with certain health issues, you may be more vulnerable to issues associated with these mites. Learn more about Demodex mites and what problems they can cause. We’ll also look at treatment and what you can do to prevent problems resulting from Demodex mite infestation.
Learn how demodex mites impact your eye health >
Contact lens wearers can reduce the risk of infection by paying close attention to their lid and lash hygiene. Re-wetting drops may help to temporarily relieve contact lens discomfort, but don't address the underlying cause of most dry eye: bacteria and foreign debris on the eyelids and eyelashes.
Learn more about contact lens discomfort >
Blepharitis (‘blef-ar-itis’) is a chronic condition wherein the eyelids become inflamed. While it’s uncomfortable to live with, it’s not infectious. But blepharitis does require ongoing care to manage it successfully. In this article, we’re going to find out more about blepharitis, including its signs, symptoms, and causes, and discuss how it can be treated.
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Hypochlorous acid is the perfect germ-fighting agent. It's very effective against the most common types of bacteria found on our skin (Pseudomonas aeruginosa and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus). The magic of HOCl is that it kills more types of bacteria faster than either isopropyl alcohol or hydrogen peroxide but is completely nontoxic and non-sensitizing.
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A stye (sty) is a painful, red lump that forms near your eyelid's edge. A stye can look like a pimple or a boil that usually fills with debris. Styes commonly develop on the outside of your eyelid or on the inner part of the eyelid. Some styes will start to disappear without you having to do anything in a week or two. Others can persist longer. In the meantime, there are ways to relieve the pressure or any pain.
Learn more about styes and how to get relief at home >
Avenova is the ONLY lab-tested, truly pure Hypochlorous Acid that is patented and FDA cleared. Avenova is antimicrobial and uses pure 0.01% Hypochlorous Acid which your body naturally produces to fight off toxins and inflammation caused by bacteria.
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Xiidra is a prescription medication for dry eyes approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Used in adults and some children, it is an anti-inflammatory eyedrop to reduce the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. In conjunction with Avenova OTC, it can be a potent tool against dry eye.
Learn how Xiidra and Avenova can work to minimize dry eye >
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) is an eye condition that can lead to uncomfortable symptoms that impact on day-to-day life. It’s very common and can affect people of all ages, though it’s more common as you age. Fortunately, help is at hand and there are many treatments available to get your eyes back to health.
Learn about MGD and treatment options >
Eyes are one of the most important parts of your body. They let you see the world around you and make it possible for you to enjoy life. Unfortunately, eyes can't be replaced, so it's important that you take care of them. One of the most important parts of good eye health is keeping the eyelid clean. The first step in doing that is getting rid of bacteria and other microorganisms that live on your eyelids and cause blepharitis, dry eyes, and styes.