Ocular Allergy: A Review on Ocular Effects of Cosmetic Products

  • Cherakkulath C Neena Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India
  • K. Sreejith Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India
  • B Athulnadh Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India
  • K.V. Musaina Thasneem Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India
  • Namitha Maniyan Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India
  • P.P. Muhamed Faris Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Abstract

The eyes are the windows to the body, healthy brain function needs healthy eyesight. Recently so many problems arise due to the unsafe use of ocular cosmetics. Eye cosmetics can cause ocular allergy or toxicity. It produces mild discomfort to serious vision threatening problems. This review focus on the reason as well as problems associated with ocular cosmetics. Based on the data from various reviews and research shows that preservatives, metals & fragrances include in the products are the main causative agents for ocular allergy. The main adverse reactions were found to be allergic blepharo conjunctivitis, disruption of the tear film and other inflammatory reactions. The purpose of this article is to give a general awareness about the safe use of ocular cosmetics to get rid of ocular allergy.


Keywords: Ocular cosmetics; Ocular Allergy; Allergic contact blepharo conjunctivitis; inflammatory reactions.

Keywords: Ocular cosmetics, Ocular Allergy, Allergic contact blepharo conjunctivitis, inflammatory reactions

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Author Biographies

Cherakkulath C Neena, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

K. Sreejith, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

B Athulnadh, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

K.V. Musaina Thasneem, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Namitha Maniyan, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

P.P. Muhamed Faris, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, 673008, India

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Neena CC, Sreejith K, Athulnadh B, Thasneem KM, Maniyan N, Faris PM. Ocular Allergy: A Review on Ocular Effects of Cosmetic Products. JDDT [Internet]. 15Oct.2020 [cited 21Oct.2020];10(5-s):299-01. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/4512