Purite May be Gentler Preservative for Lubrication Solutions

November 1, 2001

Almost all ophthalmic medications contain preservatives, which inhibit bacterial growth. The use of preservatives allows for the use of multidose bottles, which are the most cost-effective and user-friendly packaging for ophthalmic medications. However, some of the preservatives present in commonly used eye drops today have been shown to be disruptive to the cornea surface.1-5