Eye drops are available with a wide variety of ingredients which are all different in their mode of action and their area of application. One can quickly lose track. In order to help with finding the right medication, we have made a table for you of the ingredients used in HYLO® EYE CARE products.
Mode of action
particularly well-suited for
Hyaluronan is naturally present in the eye and therefore is particularly well tolerated. It has excellent water-binding properties and thus lubricates the cornea and conjunctiva. In addition, hyaluronan forms a protective film on the irritated surface of the eye.
mild, temporary symptoms mild to moderate forms of dry eyes severe symptoms after eye operations
Dexpanthenol, also called provitamin B5, has water-binding and therefore lubricating properties. Because of this, it supports the healing of stressed skin and mucous membrane.
mild to moderate forms of dry eyes a damaged surface of the cornea
Euphrasia, also known as eyebright, has been used for centuries for treating non-specific eye complaints. The extract of the meadow plant soothes reddened and inflamed eyes.
mild, temporary symptoms
Heparin moisturises and so supports the healing of recurring superficial injuries.
mild to moderate symptoms chronic corneal disorders
Ectoine surrounds itself with a thick shell of water and so relieves inflammatory and allergic reactions. In addition, it stabilises the tear film and alleviates characteristic symptoms such as burning and itching.
mild to moderate symptoms with unstable tear film inflammatory and allergic reactions
Vitamin A improves the tear film and in particular prevents the development of stickiness and incrustations on the surface of the eye or the eyelid margin during the night.
all stages of dry eyes For treatment during the night