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. Recently, Kleyne looked back on and celebrated the breakthrough discovery and release of her research center's signature product, Natures Tears® EyeMist®.
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 said that before Natures Tears® EyeMist®, people suffering from dry eye disease and other eye afflictions could only seek relief from one of several eye drop products on the market. "These products provide some relief," said Kleyne, "yet eye drops only trap existing moisture; they do not supplement the eye water vapor. Eye drops are a short-term fix that can become addictive. They can also make painful eye conditions worse."
Kleyne points out that dry eye disease afflicts more than 250,000 Americans and 400,000 Chinese each year. The dry eye industry around the globe is costing more than a billion dollars a year.
Kleyne recalled 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®," 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. It is the only product of its kind on the international market to supplement water loss of the tear film. Kleyne also said that the product is endorsed by more than 22,000 ophthalmologists and optometrists nationwide and was successfully test-marketed in more than 70,000 outlets.
The most common application error is attempting to apply the eye mist as though it was an eye drop, by aiming it directly into the eyes. This can flood the eyes and lessen some of the benefits. The objective of eye misting is to create a swirl of moisture around the face, like humid air, from which the eyes absorb as much water as they need. Brief blinking is OK.
Move the eye mist canister across face, 8 to 12 inches from eyes, in a one-to-two-second sweep. Do not mist directly into eyes.
Kleyne loves educating people around the world about the dangerous consequences of dry eye disease and the growing global water crisis. Kleyne also teaches the health dangers associated with dehydration due to excess evaporation of the earth's water vapor. In doing so," Kleyne said, "I remind people to wash their hands and keep their fingers out of their eyes. I also encourage them to create a new, healthy Water Life Science® lifestyle."
Kleyne wants readers, consumers, listeners and other interested parties to visit www.biologicaqua.com/ for more information about this new water technology and water lifestyle. "Get educated," says Kleyne. "Dry eye disease, poor lifestyle choices and lack of education can create numerous problems that could lead to serious eye disease, eye cancer and blindness."