Ocular solutions Barrier Filter

 

barrier_filter

 

In the photos below, taken after wearing a silicone hydrogel bandage contact lens, the lissamine green staining of the exposed bulbar conjunctiva can be more clearly seen when the barrier filter is used in the right hand picture.

lissamine_withoutlissamine_with

Both fluorescein and Lissamine green stain mucous . If this remains untreated it can lead to filamentary keratitis, which is extremely painful. Treatment is either by saturation dosing with hypotonic artificial tears such as Theratears Standard Drops , or a mucolytic such as acetylcysteine.

Lissamine Green stain and many other dry eye products can be purchased from Ocular Solutions from this site or by phone on 023 9225 0605.