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Improved formulation and new dispensing bottle launched for Ilast Care

Kestrel Ophthalmics has launched a new formulation for Ilast Care, featuring lipoic acid, and a new dispensing bottle.

Kestral Ophthalmics Ilast Care cream

Kestrel Ophthalmics has launched a new formulation for Ilast Care, featuring lipoic acid, and a new dispensing bottle.

Ilast Care is a rich cream designed to moisturise and soothe eyelids suffering from dryness, irritation from allergy or blepharitis, or sore skin after surgery.

The soothing cream helps to relieve skin irritation and dryness in cases of eczema, rosacea and dermatitis.

It is recommended for use on and around the eyelids as its gentle formula is designed to have little to no effect on the ocular surface.

The combination of sodium hyaluronate and vitamin A helps maintain hydration, protecting the skin and promoting healing. The newly added lipoic acid and its antioxidant benefits help to counteract oxidative stress.

Kestrel Ophthalmics highlights that the cream features no preservatives, perfumes, alcohol, or essential oils. The new 30ml bottle design has been created for the effective delivery of a measured amount.

Kestrel Ophthalmic deputy managing director, Maria Ponsford, told OT: “The newly designed airless pump and improved formulation of Ilast Care is a real step forward.

“This cream is often the only option to people who suffer from skin conditions around the eye. The appearance of red eyes and sore skin are what affect blepharitis and dry eye sufferers in everyday life.

“This unique formula improves the condition of the skin, also helping to control many of the symptoms suffered, without adversely affecting the delicate balance of the tear film.”

For more information, visit the Kestrel Ophthalmics website.

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