Modern-day Filipino lifestyle can take its toll on our eye health. People, young kids included, who spend many hours in front of the computer, the tellie, or a handheld gadget are prone to suffer from dry and itchy eyes. While those who are exposed to dirt and pollutants due to daily commute are more likely to suffer from a number of “eyeritation.”

What are the 5 signs of eyeritation?

  1. Red Eyes ~ a condition usually caused by allergy, dirt, smoke, pollution, or common eye infections which are the most common among people who are highly exposed to outdoor activities like motorcycle rider and commuters.
  2. Watery Eyes ~ excessive tearing not caused by normal crying may very well be a sign of an underlying health condition. When too many tears are being secreted, it is often because of irritation or inflammation of the surface of the eye that can be caused by external elements as well.
  3. Sore Eyes ~ is usually caused by staring into a computer screen or a book for too long.
  4. Itchy Eyes ~ are often caused by allergies. It can also occur when there is constant exposure to household elements like mold and dust. Rubbing the itchy eyes, even when you cannot resist the urge at times, won’t help.
  5. Dry Eyes ~ this is common to people who have high exposure to gadget, tellie, laptops, as well as those working in air-conditioned rooms. Lack of tears or moisture in the eyes is also common as we age.

Like other parts of your body, you should take care of your eyes. If you don’t take proper eye care, it can result to many eye diseases. – Earl Jayona, Marketing Manager for Eye Mo, LF Asia Philippines, Inc., Healthcare Division

Of course, our eyes are essential in our day-to-day activities and is just as important as the rest of the organs in our body. It is a must that we take care of it to ensure its health at all times. This is why I was excited to be invited to the recent re-launch of what used to be a household brand here in the country and is now aiming to help change the way Filipinos care for their eyes to beat the 5 signs of eyeritation. Eye Mo, will prove, once again, that it is a reliable partner in combating the uncomfortable signs of eye irritations and keeping our precious eyes in the pink of health.

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Eye Mo has 2 variants:

  1. Eye Mo Red Eyes Formula ~ contains Tetrahydrozoline HCl for quick relief of eye redness as well as minor discomforts caused by irritants.
  2. Eye Mo Moisturizing Formula ~ contains Hypromellose that lubricates and soothes the eyes, easing it from dryness and eye strain.

Eye Mo is now owned and manufactured by Combiphar Group of Companies, a leading multinational Indonesia-based consumer healthcare company, and  is distributed by LF Asia Philippines, Inc., that has more than 40 years worth of success as a leading healthcare distributor.

In line with the company’s vision to be the leading-recognizable health care company that touches the lives of consumers by improving their individual health and community, Combiphar aims to bring Eye Mo to new heights and touch more Filipinos with the launch of the Eyeritation campaign, as well as upcoming promos and activations in the months to come. They have also been consistently educating the public to adopt a healthy and preventive lifestyle for the past 4 years through corporate and brand strategic initiatives.

The eyes, after all, is as important as the other parts of our body, and we ought to continuously make conscious efforts to keep them healthy and thriving. It is good that we can rely on brands like Eye Mo to take good care of our peepers while we go about our day to day activities. While you’re at it, you might as well check out some cool tips and tricks for growing your lashes, as they also protect our eyes from dirt and debris.

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Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to best use Eye Mo to relieve the 5 signs of eye irritation

  1. Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
  2. Pull down the lower lid of your eye with your index finger to form a pocket.
  3. Hold the dropper {tip facing down} with the other hand, as close to the eye as possible without touching it.
  4. Brace the remaining fingers of that hand against your face to help prevent tip from touching your eye.
  5. While looking up, gently squeeze the dropper so that a single drop falls into the pocket made by the lower eyelid.
  6. Remove your index finger from the lower eyelid and close your eyes.
  7. Close your eye for 2-3 minutes and tip your head down as though looking at the floor. Try not to blink or squeeze your eyelids.
  8. Place a finger on a tear duct and apply gentle pressure.
  9. Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  10. If you are to use more than one drop in the same eye, wait at least 5 minutes before instilling the next drop.

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Of course, if eye irritation prevails, you might want to consult your doctor for other possible remedies. Also note that Eye Mo is not a medicine for eye problems. In addition, an opened bottle of Eye Mo needs to be used within 30 days.

For more information about Eye Mo and their upcoming promos, please visit

Combiphar in a nutshell

Combiphar, established as pharmaceutical company in 1971, has transformed into a multinational consumer healthcare modern company based in Indonesia that manufactures and markets nearly 200 high quality and affordable prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Combiphar won Super Brand 2015 and 2016 for Consumer Healthcare Products and Service category and ranks as the 2nd Most Reputable Healthcare Brands in Indonesia for 2015 based on brand equity and customer loyalty.

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