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How Dry Is My Eye

16 Feb

Sharon Kleyne Answers Dry Eye Questions. Water Life Science® Advocate Sharon Kleyne Solves Dry Eye Mysteries.

“Tell me, Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® with an international reputation as the global expert on dehydration of the eyes and skin due to excessive evaporation of the body’s water vapor, “how dry is my eye?”

“If,” says Sharon Kleyne, “your eyes are itching, blurring or burning, you are suffering with dry eye symptoms. If your eyes are irritated, if you’ve been indoors too long with forced air heat or air conditioning, if you’ve been sitting too long in front of a computer or TV screen and have eyestrain, headache and/or a ‘grainy’ sensation, then you’ve got it—dry eye disease. The ultimate cause of dry eye disease,” Kleyne goes on, “is over-concentration of salt (electrolyte) due to moisture (water) loss in the tear film’s aqueous layer (the tear film is naturally 99 percent water). This moisture loss is a result of dehydration caused by evaporation of the tear film’s water vapor. When moisture is depleted, electrolyte and other substances become over-concentrated and discomfort results. But when the electrolyte is properly diluted, discomfort disappears.”

“Wow, Mrs. Kleyne. I have all of these symptoms! You are America’s leading water educator, researcher and advocate and the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America. You are always giving great advice to everybody about water research, new water technology and health. Please tell me! What can I do about my symptoms?”

“For dusty, dry eyes,” says Sharon Kleyne, “I recommend my research center’s signature product, Natures Tears® EyeMist®. It’s the only product on the market that effectively supplements the eye’s tear film. In 2002,” Kleyne continues, “Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® developed a system that emulates the air’s natural humidity by applying moisture as an ultra-fine, pH-balanced (<7.0) water mist. With Natures Tears® EyeMist®, tired and irritated eyes are supplemented with all natural, pH-balanced (6.49), Trade Secret tissue culture grade water that is ideal for tear film penetration. That’s exactly what eyes challenged by dry eye symptoms need. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® supplements the tear lens.”

“Are you talking about eye drops, Mrs. Kleyne? I have trouble using them. They sting and they’re messy.”

“No way am I talking about eye drops!” says Kleyne. “Eye drops merely trap moisture; they do not supplement the water of the eye. Applying Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® is easy and fun! You apply it with a personal hand-held humidifying device emitting a pure, pH balanced, 100% Trade Secret tissue culture grade water in a patented micron mist. Think of the experience as your eyes enjoying a wonderful tryst with a healing mist.”

“Thank you, Sharon Kleyne, for your incredible advice! I’d love to hear from other readers that have tried this product while fighting the effects of dry eye disease. Please write in and share your experience!

Sharon Kleyne Shares The Solution For Dry Eye

16 Feb

Radio Host Sharon Kleyne Has the Dry Eye Product for You. Dry Eye Foe Kleyne Gives You the Power To Defeat Dry Eye.

Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America, wants you to know that dry eye disease in the U.S. exceeds all other diseases that ophthalmologists and optometrists diagnose and treat each year. She also wants you to know that the numbers are spiraling out of control among aging populations around the earth. Kleyne has explained many times that dry eye disease symptoms include blurred vision, redness, burning, itching, stinging, a gritty sensation and watery eyes. These symptoms are triggered by a number of causes including pollution, allergies, post-menopausal changes, windy conditions, computer use, reading, television viewing and artificial environments (air conditioning, central heating).

America’s leading water researcher, advocate and researcher of dry eye disease, Sharon Kleyne believes that our biggest health threat targets our eyes. “Dry eye disease is a billion dollar business,” Kleyne says, “and we must educate people about the short-and-long-term dangers of dry eye conditions. “Do you know,” Kleyne asks, “that dry eye disease can lead to blindness? We’ve seen dry eye disease vault to epidemic proportions in this country,” Kleyne adds, “and around the world. There are more than 250 million cases of dry eye disease in China every year and more than 30 million annual cases in the U.S. We must reduce these numbers and reduce them fast.”

Kleyne has educated people for years about the dangers and supplementation of dry eye disease and she loves to encourage people to experience a new, healthy Water Life Science® lifestyle. She urges everyone to visit http://www.biologicaqua.com/ for more information. Kleyne enjoys an international reputation as the global expert on dehydration of earth’s fresh water and dehydration of the eyes and skin as a result of the excessive evaporation of the body’s water vapor, so when she talks about dry eye disease and evaporation, it’s a good idea to listen. “From the moment we leave our mother’s water-womb and are born,” Kleyne says, “we begin to evaporate, or dry out, a process that continues until we die. In order to sustain excellent health and prolong life,” Kleyne continues, “one must supplement eyes and skin on a daily basis. This must be done to replenish the evaporating water vapor.”

The best place for sufferers of dry eye to turn is the research center at Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, which Sharon Kleyne founded more than two decades ago. The research center remains committed to new water research and technology that supplements and replenishes earth’s and the body’s water vapor. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, the research center’s signature product and the number one scourge of dry eye disease in the world, is applied with a personal hand-held humidifying device emitting a pure, pH balanced, 100% Trade Secret tissue culture grade water in a patented micron mist. It is the only product on the international market, Kleyne points out, that supplements the eye’s tear film, which is 99 percent water. Kleyne also says that it is endorsed by more than 22,000 ophthalmologists and optometrists nationwide. The product was successfully test-marketed in more than 70,000 outlets.

“With Natures Tears® EyeMist®,” Sharon Kleyne says, “tired and irritated eyes are supplemented with pure water, and that’s what eyes challenged by dry eye symptoms need. Eye drops may provide some temporary chemical relief,” Kleyne continues, “but they can become addictive and even make the dry eye condition worse. Why?” Kleyne asks her audience. “Because eye drops only trap water on the eye’s tear lens; they do not supplement the tear lens. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® does supplement the tear lens. So get the supplement, not the stop-gap to deal with your dry eye symptoms.”

Sharon Kleyne urges readers to write in with their own stories of coping with dry eye disease. “Ask question, which is the quickest way to learn,” says Kleyne. “Let’s engage in dialogue that will make us all healthier.”

Sharon Kleyne Shares Origin Of The Word Dry

15 Feb

What Do You Know about Dry. Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne Knows Dry.

Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, enjoys an international reputation as the global expert on dehydration of the eyes and skin due to excessive evaporation of the body’s water vapor. She is also an acclaimed leader in the research of dry eye disease. Recently, she wondered how much people really know about the word ‘dry’, so she thought she would offer some facts.

The word ‘dry’ is Germanic. It comes from the Middle Low German ‘droge’ and the German ‘trocken’; ‘dry’ is also descended from the Dutch word, ‘droog’ and the Old English ‘dryge’ (adjective) and ‘drygan’ (verb). Today, ‘dry’ means without moisture (think dry clothes, a dry well, for instance).

“Now think of ‘dry’ associated with the eye,” said Sharon Kleyne. “A dry eye is not a happy eye, especially when you consider that the tear lens of the eye is normally 99 percent water.” That is why Kleyne’s research center at Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® developed Natures Tears® EyeMist®, the only product on the market that truly supplements the water of the eye. Eye drops only trap water; Natures Tears® EyeMist® replenishes and supplements eye water that has been lost due to evaporation.

If you are curious about the origin of the word ‘dry’ and the scourge known as dry eye disease, please contact us with your questions or stories.

Only One Remedy For Dry Dust In The Eye

9 Feb

Sharon Kleyne Says Natures Tears® EyeMist® Soothes Eyes. Water Life Science® Advocate Sharon Kleyne Supplements Dry Dusty Eyes.

Sharon Kleyne, America’s leading water educator, researcher and advocate and the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America, gave good advice to everyone who suffers from dusty, dry eyes by recommending the only product on the market that effectively supplements eyes.

Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, has earned an international reputation as the global expert on dehydration of the eyes and skin due to excessive evaporation of the body’s water vapor. For dusty, dry eyes, she recommends her research center’s signature product, Natures Tears® EyeMist®. Kleyne is the international expert on dry eye disease, and when she suggests a product, people listen.
Kleyne described dry eye disease symptoms, which include itching, blurring, burning, irritation, eyestrain, headache, and/or a ‘grainy’ sensation. The ultimate cause of dry eye disease is over-concentration of salt (electrolyte) due to moisture (water) loss in the tear film’s aqueous layer. This moisture loss is a result of dehydration caused by evaporation of the tear film’s water vapor. When moisture is depleted, electrolyte and other substances become over-concentrated and discomfort results. But when the electrolyte is properly diluted, discomfort disappears.

In 2002, Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® developed a system that emulates the air’s natural humidity by applying moisture as an ultra-fine, pH-balanced (<7.0) water mist. “With Natures Tears® EyeMist®,” Sharon Kleyne said, “tired and irritated eyes are supplemented with all natural, pH-balanced (6.49), Trade Secret tissue culture grade water that is ideal for tear film penetration, and that’s what exactly what eyes challenged by dry eye symptoms need. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® supplements the tear lens.” Kleyne stressed that Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® is applied with a personal hand-held humidifying device emitting a pure, pH balanced, 100% Trade Secret tissue culture grade water in a patented micron mist.

If you have tried this product, tell us about your experience! If you would like to try it, please contact us! We’d love to hear from you!

Eye Twitching and Eyelid Twitches

20 Jan

Eye twitching, eyelid tics and spasms are pretty common. Usually only the bottom lid of one eye is involved, but the top eyelid also can twitch. Most eye twitches come and go, although they can last for weeks or even months.

I once received an e-mail from a patient’s wife, who told me her left lower eyelid had been twitching for several weeks, and it was driving her crazy. Could I help?

To find a solution for eye twitching, we needed to determine the underlying cause of this annoying problem. Called myokymia in doctor lingo, these rippling muscle contractions in an eyelid can be triggered by:

  • Stress
  • Tiredness
  • Eye strain
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Dry eyes
  • Nutritional imbalances
  • Allergies

However, this kind of eye twitching also can be hard to treat. The only option for making the twitching stop may be to figure out the cause and deal with it.Almost all sudden-onset eyelid twitching is benign, meaning the condition is not serious or a sign of a medical problem.

More serious forms of eyelid twitching are caused by neurological conditions such asblepharospasm or hemifacial spasm. These conditions are much less common and should be diagnosed and treated by an eye doctor.

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Diagnose Dry Eye by zip code?

3 Apr

Mar 31

Diagnose by zip code? New study links weather, pollution to the disease:

Excerpt from AAO article:

“Residents of major cities with high levels of air pollution have an increased risk of dry eye syndrome, according to a study presented at the world’s largest ophthalmic conference, the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in New Orleans. Study subjects in and around Chicago and New York City were found to be three to four times more likely to be diagnosed with dry eye syndrome compared to less urban areas with relatively little air pollution. As a result of this study, researchers suggest that environmental manipulations should be considered as part of the overall control and management of patients with dry eye syndrome.”

Bikers Beware of Winter Eye Dangers

24 Feb

Sharon Kleyne and Philip Paden, MD, put together a list of recommendations for protecting against winter dry eye.

Paden is an ophthalmologist and a former instructor at Cornell University. He is also a former professional motorcycle racer who has been riding for 40 years and is an authority on motorcycle eye protection and motorcycle dry eye.

According to Kleyne and Paden, motorcycle dry eye primarily occurs when wind increases the pressure on water at or near the surface of the eyes and eyelids, to evaporate into the atmosphere. As a result of this moisture loss, riders frequently complain of eye irritation, discomfort or fatigue, blurred vision, watery eyes, headaches and feelings of stress. Sunglasses and face shields may not offer adequate eye protection because other dehydrating factors also play a role. The tear film that covers and protecting our eyes is 98% water.

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