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Bion Tears
 
IN BRIEF

Lubricant eye drop.

DISTRIBUTOR: Alcon Laboratories.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS : Dextran 70.01%, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose 2910 0.3%

PRESERVATIVES: Available in unpreserved unit doses.

PRICING: $14.99 for 28 doses (ref. drugstore.com, Feb 2005).

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DISCUSSION

Bion Tears contain bicarbonate and zinc. Alcon say that the former may contribute to a stable mucin layer and the latter is important in the development and differentiation of new cells. See Alcon's website for more information.

 
ILLUSTRATIONS

 
LINKS

Directory of artificial tears, gels and ointments

Read about patients' experiences with lubricant eye drops in our forum.

Alcon's page on Bion Tears

Drugs.com page on Bion Tears

 

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