What are LUMIFY eye drops?
LUMIFY is an eye drop that can be used to relieve redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations.
Can I use LUMIFY with my contacts?
LUMIFY can be used with contacts, but be sure to take them out before putting LUMIFY in your eyes. Wait 10 minutes before putting your contacts back in after use of LUMIFY.
Can I use it with other eye drops?
Yes, but you’ll want to wait at least 5 minutes between products.
Do I need a prescription?
No. LUMIFY is available over the counter, without a prescription. Find it in the eye care aisle at most major retailers.
How do LUMIFY eye drops work differently?
- LUMIFY is FDA approved and is the first and only over the counter eye drop to contain the active ingredient brimonidine tartrate (0.025%).
- LUMIFY works differently than other redness relievers on the market by selectively targeting redness and in clinical trials was safe and effective when used as directed.
What makes my eyes red?
Occasional eye redness is a common condition that can be caused by inflammation of almost any part of the eye. Common causes include environmental allergens, excessive use of digital devices, lack of sleep, or dry and/or dusty conditions.
Who is Bausch + Lomb?
Bausch + Lomb is a leading global eye health organization that is solely focused on protecting, enhancing and restoring people’s eyesight. Its core businesses include over-the-counter supplements, eye care products, ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, contact lenses, lens care products, ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments.
What is Brimonidine Tartrate (0.025%)?
Brimonidine tartrate is the active ingredient in LUMIFY. Low dose brimonidine selectively constricts the veins in the eye as opposed to arteries thereby providing effective redness relief with low incidence of side effects associated with other redness relievers when used as directed. Brimonidine is NOT a bleach or a dye.
How long will they last?
In clinical trials, LUMIFY provided significant redness reduction for up to 8 hours.
What does it mean to be FDA Approved?
LUMIFY has been authorized for distribution by the FDA after review of our clinical trial program, in which six clinical studies were conducted to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of LUMIFY (brimonidine tartrate, 0.025%) in relieving ocular redness.
How long will a bottle last?
How long the bottle lasts will depend on how frequently you use it. Once eye drops have been opened, they risk being contaminated with bacteria. Therefore, it is recommended that you throw away any opened bottles of eye drops after 3 months, even if the expiration date is later. You also should never share eye drops - eye infections can be spread this way.
How often can I use LUMIFY?
You can use LUMIFY up to 4x per day. As with other OTC redness relievers, you should stop use and ask a doctor if you experience eye pain, changes in vision, redness or irritation that worsens or lasts more than 72 hours (3 days).
Who are LUMIFY eye drops for?
LUMIFY is for anyone over age 5 experiencing eye redness due to minor irritations. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a healthcare professional before use.
How do I use LUMIFY?
For adults and children 5 years of age and over:
- instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every 6-8 hours
- do not use more than 4 times daily
- remove contact lenses before use
- wait at least 10 minutes before re-inserting contact lenses after use
- if using other ophthalmic products while using this product, wait at least 5 minutes between each product
- to avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface
- replace the bottle cap after each use
- If you are using a single use dispenser, discard dispenser immediately after use
For children under 5, consult your doctor.
I have more questions. Who can I ask?
To speak with someone about additional questions, or to report any concerns with Bausch + Lomb Products, please call 800-553-5340. You can also talk to your eye doctor for additional information.
What is in LUMIFY?
The active ingredient in LUMIFY is brimonidine tartrate (0.025%). The inactive ingredients in LUMIFY are: benzalkonium chloride, boric acid, calcium chloride dihydrate, glycerin, potassium chloride, sodium borate decahydrate, sodium chloride, water for injection. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may be used to adjust pH.
Is LUMIFY bad for your eyes? Can there be side effects?
In clinical trials, LUMIFY was proven to be safe and effective when used as directed. LUMIFY works differently than other redness relievers by selectively targeting redness with a reduced risk of side effects associated with other redness relievers, including rebound redness and loss of efficacy over time. In clinical trials, a small number of people reported itching, foreign body sensation, tearing and pain which were temporary and mild to moderate in severity. We ask that you report any concerns with Bausch + Lomb Products via phone at 800-553-5340. Always be sure to follow the directions for use on the package when using LUMIFY.
Is LUMIFY for dry eyes?
LUMIFY should only be used to relieve redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations.
Do LUMIFY eye drops kill the COVID-19 virus?
LUMIFY eye drops have not been tested in humans against the virus that causes COVID-19 and have not been proven to prevent or treat COVID-19 in humans. LUMIFY eye drops have only been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to relieve redness of the eye due to minor irritations and should only be used for that purpose. You should always carefully follow the directions for use found on the packaging of LUMIFY or provided by your doctor when using LUMIFY eye drops.