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Contrived Tears

Contrived Tears (artificial tears) for your every need.

Our Contrived Tears have been developed from > 15 components known to be present in tears, balancing protein, salt and pH alike, in line with accepted tear formulations.  Our Contrived Tears are a low cost solution to your diagnostic needs and are sold in 5, 10 and 20 ml volumes. The Tear Osmolarity of our normal tears is ≈300 mOsms/L with a pH of 7.4.

Our Contrived Tear Kit (artificial tears), features 6 vials of different Tear Osmolarity, for researchers studying disorders such as Dry Eye Syndrome [1,2].  Our Contrived Tears have been developed from > 15 components known to be present in tears, balancing protein, salt and pH alike, in line with accepted tear formulations.  Our Contrived Tears Kit offers the same tear formulation as our standard tears, but with varying salt concentrations.  Our Contrived Tears are a low cost solution to your diagnostic needs and are sold in 5 ml pre-made volumes of 290, 300, 310, 320, 340 and 360 mOsms/L, pH 7.4.

Larger volumes are available on special request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All Ursa BioScience™ tear products are not intended for human use.

We also offer our standard contrived tears in a sterile form in 5, 10 and 20 ml volumes, using the identical formulation as our standard contrived tears. These can readily be ordered in our online store.

References

[1] Lemp MA et al, Tear Osmolarity in the Diagnosis and Management of Dry Eye Disease, Am J Ophthalmol. 2011 May;151(5):792-798

[2] Farris RL, Tear Osmolarity — A New Gold Standard?, Adv. in Exp. Med. and Biol.,  Volume 350, 1994, pp 495-503

 

 

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