Altacor eye products launches new-look website

Altacor launches new website

Altacor launches new website

We are delighted to announce that Altacor has now launched its brand new website, which has been developed to meet the needs of both consumers and professionals working in eye care.

Why not take a look for yourself?

The Altacor eye products  website has sections dedicated to conditions including dry eye and blepharitis. You can also find out how to protect your eye sight with good nutrition.

Diabetes and dry eye care

People with diabetes are more prone to dry eyes. If your eyes feel tired, sore or gritty or sandy, you may have ‘dry eyes’, or ‘blepharitis’, or both.

The eyelids have tiny glands in them, especially the lower lids. These glands make substances that mix with tears, and help the tears to spread across the eye. This thin layer of tears lubricates the eyes, stops them drying out, and keeps them comfortable. However, as you get older, and particularly if you have dry skin, these glands can block. As a result the glands do not make the chemicals that enables the tears to  spread evenly across the front of the eye. The tears break up and dry patches develop on the surface of the eye which makes them feel sore.

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