Such is the demand for Blephasteam, the moist heat therapy for blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction, that it has now sold out in the UK.
LATEST UPDATE - 30 SEPTEMBER 2020
We have just been informed that due to delays in the manufacturing process, Blephasteams will not be available to purchase as soon as had been predicted.
We have not, as yet, been given a firm delivery date but please check this page from time to time for updates.
We are anticipating a spike in demand when Blephasteams become available again, as we...
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.
Hello, my name is John Waddington and I am a director at Eyewear Accessories.
I also suffer from dry eyes caused by Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD).
My dry eye symptoms have worsened in recent months to the point that I struggle with computer use for any prolonged period and hate being outdoors in the wind.
My eyes feel sore as if someone just punched me in the face, and my vision has frequently been blurry for much of the time that I am awake.
A simple idea to slow down tear evaporation
First, a simple way to slow down the evaporation of your tears so that your eyes stay more lubricated throughout the day.
As anyone who has worn swimming goggles, ski goggles, or dive masks will know, the more that the goggles enclose your eyes, the more the lenses will mist up.
How moisture chamber glasses evolved
Panoptx (later renamed 7eye) turned this tendency of protective eyewear to mist up into a positive by developing moisture chamber glasses.
Different models look either like wraparound sunglasses or like standard prescription glasses with the addition of a discreet gasket...