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Our dry eye blog — Blephasteam

Blephasteam is now back in stock

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We are pleased to confirm that Blephasteam is back in stock. Numbers are limited so we advise early purchase to avoid disappointment.

Blephasteam is a unique eyelid-warming medical device that helps relieve symptoms of MGD and associated eye diseases such as posterior blepharitis, meibomitis, ocular rosacea, chalazion, contact lens intolerance and dry eye.


By unblocking the meibomian glands, tear quality is improved, which in turn has positive benefits for eye health, vision and comfort.

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Go on, give your eyes the boost they deserve!

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Here we are, in the middle of another lockdown, in mid-winter and it's tough on our eyes.

Why? Because lockdown means more time each day spent in front of a PC or mobile screen than ever before and that dries our eyes out.

Why? Because our central heating is on for longer because of the time of year and that dries our eyes out.

Why? Because when we go outdoors on a cold, windy day, the dry atmosphere dries our eyes out.

If you are a dry eye sufferer, like me, you can feel your eyes are under attack in all situations. Even at night, my eyes dry out and I wake in the morning everyday with gritty, sticky eyes.

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Why are so many people suffering from dry eyes at the moment?

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The main culprit behind the prevalence of dry eye since the start of the pandemic appears to be the extraordinary increase in people's screen time.

More people are curently spending much more time every day looking at digital devices – mobile phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs.

In response to the pandemic, families and friends have turned to the likes of WhatsApp, Zoom, and Facebook to enable social contact and reduce loneliness.

The uptake of online shopping has also soared during the pandemic. In the UK, the value of online purchases went up by about a quarter in 2020 compared to 2019.


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Thinking about buying a Blephasteam? Why not join our waiting list?

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Such is the demand for Blephasteam, the moist heat therapy for blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction, that it has now sold out in many countries, including the UK.

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LATEST UPDATE - 2 June 2021

We have received the first tranche of Blephasteams to be released this month by the manufacturer.

However, there is a global shortage of this product, and as a result we have only able to secure limited numbers in the latest delivery. We are now in the process of emailing customers who have pre-ordered Blephasteams in the sequence that they placed their order.


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My eyelash roots and eyelid rims are less crusty than they have been for 10 years

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It's now week two of trying out my Blephasteam and I'm starting to get into a comfortable routine for using it that works for me.

A 10-minute session in the morning sets me up for the day because my eyes then feel refreshed and lubricated and that makes me feel more positive and energetic.

I've found that if I wear my moisture chamber glasses directly afterwards, my eyes feel less dry and sore for 4 to 5 hours because the glasses conserve my tears.

John wearing his Ziena Kai glasses

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