HYLO™Gel – when more intensive lubrication is required!

When your patients experience symptoms of dry eye, or after eye surgery or an eye injury you may recommend using eye drops (artificial tears).


Comparing HYLO™ and HYLO™Gel - when recommend HYLO™Gel?

HYLO™Gel was developed for patients with more severe and persistent dry eye, requiring more intensive, therapeutic lubrication of the ocular surface.


HYLO™Gel: All the benefits of HYLO™ - twice as powerful!

HYLO™Gel offers STRONG & long lasting dry eye relief

  • Contains 2mg/mL Sodium Hyaluronate, a citrate buffer, sorbitol and water
  • Has notably higher viscosity for STRONG and long-lasting moisture supply without impairment of vision
  • Provides intensive lubrication of the cornea and conjunctiva)
  • Is preservative free and usually very well tolerated
  • Is free of phosphates so that complications like deposits in the cornea are avoided

HYLO™Gel - for the intensive, therapeutic lubrication of the ocular surface in more severe and persistent dry eye sensation including treatment after surgical procedures


How does HYLO™Gel work?

HYLO™Gel eye drops contain Sodium Hyaluronate, the same ingredient as in HYLO™.

» Learn more about Hyaluronic Acid


Who can use HYLO™Gel?

HYLO™Gel is suitable for all ages, for pregnant women and during lactation.


When should you not use HYLO™Gel?

HYLO™Gel should not be used if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients. As HYLO™Gel is preservative free it is well tolerated even when used over extended periods of time. In very rare cases hypersensitive reactions like burning or excessive tearing have been reported which stopped immediately when the use of HYLO™Gel was discontinued.


How often and for how long can HYLO™Gel be used?

  • Normally your patient may instill one drop three times a day into each eye.
  • HYLO™Gel can also be used more frequently if necessary.
  • HYLO™Gel is suitable for long-term treatment.

» Read more in the How to use HYLO™ section


Is HYLO™Gel suitable for contact lens wearers?

HYLO™Gel relieves the symptoms in case of more severe or persistent dry eye sensation. If you do not mind your patient wearing contact lenses in spite of these troubles, you can prescribe HYLO™Gel. However, in these cases, there may be some smearing on the contact lenses that will disappear after blinking a few times. HYLO™Gel is compatible with hard and soft contact lenses.


What else do you need to know, when prescribing HYLO™Gel?

HINT: Demonstrate the handling of the HYLO™Gel application system to patients, who use it for the first time! It only takes a couple of minutes and ensures compliance.

For more information on how to use HYLO™Gel and how to prescribe HYLO™Gel with another eye drop medication or eye-ointment, please go to the How to use HYLO™ section!

Please read the package insert for more information!

References: Bischoff G, Teping C Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilkunde 2010: no2 vol 227; Schrage NF, Frentz M, Reim M Br J Ophthalmol 2010 Br J Ophthalmol 2010; 94, 11: 1519; data on file

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