Ophthalmologically tested

Clinical simulation of use and ophthalmological evaluation on 20 healthy volunteers

Regulatory reference: Guidelines to Commission Regulation (EU) No 655/2013
Claim: Ophthalmologically tested
Application field: Eye contour cosmetics or products that require to confirm the compatibility with the periocular mucosa in normal usage conditions.
Description of the test: An ophthalmology specialist will inspect the target area, and especially the eyelids, before the application using a fissure lamp, in order to confirm the absence of swelling, hyperemia, dryness or desquamation. The inspection also rules off alterations of the eyelashes.
In the eye itself, the integrity of the cornea and conjunctiva, the absence of hyperemia, and signs of conjunctival or tarsal irritation are verified. Finally, the absence of qualitative and quantitative alterations in the tear film.
The specialist then evaluates and scores erythemal response, tearing, edema and dryness after the product has been used for 30 minutes, 2 days and 30 days to quantify possible alterations induced by the sample.
The volunteers also provide subjective evaluations of itching, burning, stinging or foreign body response feeling, and/or sight clouding, at the same endpoints, using the VAS (Visual Analogical Scale) score system.
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Eye tolerability test

Regulatory reference: Guidelines to Commission Regulation (EU) No 655/2013
Claim: Ophthalmologically tested
Application field: Children shampoos and body washes.
Description of the test: Ophthalmology experts evaluate the conditions of the eye surface and periocular region before and after 5 and 60 minutes of application of the diluted product. Self-evaluation of itching, burning, and irritaiton feeling.
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