What is Zocular?

A brief summary of Zocular

Zocular® was developed by Dr. Peter Pham, a board-certified ophthalmologist with a degree in chemistry, to specifically address the root cause of red, watery, irritated, and scratchy eyes, often referred to as "dry eye symptoms". Upon recognizing the restorative and healing properties of the polysaccharides in okra plants, Dr. Pham started to work on a completely novel formulation using a refined extract of okra and a select blend of other natural botanicals to bring the healing powers of okra and nature to your eyes. Zocular products target very source of your symptoms - the oily residue, bacteria, and dirt on your eyelids that can cause the eyes to itch, water and burn. Only the finest quality ingredients are used in Zocular products and it's a premium difference you can feel and see. Try Zocular and experience the clarity of vision.

What makes Zocular products different from other eyelid hygiene products

Zocular products aren't like the other products you may tried that didn't work. ZocuWipe is convenient single-use, non-irritating eyelid hygiene wipe that can be used just once a day to provide immediate and lasting dry eye relief from morning until evening. Relief is literally just one ZocuWipe away. ZocuFoam is a gentle foaming cleanser and moisturizer that lifts and removesthe inflammation-inducing oily residue on your eyelid margins. Just one ZocuFoam pump is all that's need to effectuate relief.

All Zocular products incorporate okra's healing properties to stem the cascade of irritation and discomfort from dry eye symptoms. Zocular provides relief that works and lasts by actually addressing the root cause of your dry eye symptoms. Our products do not contain tea oil that can cause severe eye irritation and burning. Our products are

  • Paraben free

  • Hypoallergenic, non-irritating

  • Ophthalmologist developed

  • Dermatologist tested

  • pH-balanced to your tears.

How did Zocular come about?

Zocular® was developed by Dr. Peter Pham, a board-certified ophthalmologist, to address the underlying cause of his own dry eye. With a background in organic chemistry, Dr. Pham understood the invaluable role that polysaccharides, or long-chained sugars, play in biochemistry. After extensive research and testing, Dr. Pham discovered an activated form of okra with unparalleled clinical performance. This activated okra complex, called Zokrex, powers all of our Zocular products to deliver unmatched performance for almost any eye or skin condition.Try Zocular and experience the clarity of vision.

What sets Zocular apart from other products?

Zocular products stand out by utilizing the unique biochemical properties of the okra plant to provide exceptional clinical care for your eyes and skin. Inside every Zocular product is our patented okra complex composed of activated complex sugars (polysaccharides) derived from fresh okra.

How does Zocular® harness the power of the okra plant?​​​​​​​

At Zocular®, we have unraveled the secrets hidden within every fresh okra plant. We've activated these complex sugars, or polysaccharides, in a patented platform called Zokrex™ to deliver unrivaled results for your skin and eyes. The Zokrex™ platform is able to target and eliminate the root causes of unhealthy skin and bothersome eye irritation.

What benefits can I expect from using Zocular® products?​​​​​​​

Our visionary Zokrex platform with activated okra complex derived from fresh okra provides unmatched clinical care for your precious eyes and skin. Witness a remarkable transformation in skin health, bid farewell to eye irritation, and embrace an all-encompassing enhancement of well-being. Zocular® products are your gateway to a truly extraordinary experience.

Are Zocular® products suitable for individuals with sensitive skin or eyes?​​​​​​​

Embrace the soothing touch of Zocular® products, crafted with sensitivity in mind. Our formulations are thoughtfully created to cater to individuals with sensitive skin or eyes, acknowledging the uniqueness of each person's needs. Our products are thoroughly tested to ensure safety and stability. Every one of our product is stable with a shelf life of at least 3 years!

Is there tea tree oil or hypochlorous acid in Zocular products?​​​​​​​

Zocular products embody our commitment to using only the finest quality ingredients. Every Zocular product incorporates the Zokrex platform, derived from fresh okra, to provide a natural and clinically potent approach to caring for your eyes and skin. There is no irritating tea tree oil in any of our products. And our products are devoid of unstable hypochlorous acid.

How do I use Zocular products?


ZocuwipeTM requires no rinsing and can be used just once a day to provide all-day relief from dry eye sypmtoms. Simply open the convenient single-use packet and unfold the pre-moistened pad. Place the unfurled pad onto your fingers and gently wipe your closed eyelids along the lash line in lateral motion for 10-15 seconds. There's no need to rinse after application.

ZocuWipe incorporates an innovative botanical formulation that includes a refined extract of okra to effectively cleanse the eyelids of dirt, debris, bacteria, and oil that can cause dry eye symptoms. Try ZocuWipe for yourself to experience the Zocular difference!

What is the ZEST procedure?​​​​​​​

While exploring our website, you may have come across our range of products for at-home care. However, we also offer an exceptional solution called ZocuKit™, specifically designed for advanced dry eye specialists to perform the ZEST (Zocular Eyelid System Technology) procedure in the office. Our ZocuKit™ pack for the ZEST procedure is sold only to medical professionals and is unavailable to consumers.

Just as regular brushing is essential for maintaining oral hygiene, eyelid hygiene is crucial for ocular health. However, even with diligent home care, it can be challenging to completely remove the biofilm or "tartar" that accumulates on the eyelid margin. The ZEST procedure offers a painless and effective solution for eliminating this grimy build-up of dirt, bacteria, and debris. ZEST can also remove the hardy Demodex collars around the base of your lash, thereby opening and exposing the follicles to optimize the effectiveness of other dry eye measures.

The lid margin plays a pivotal role in ocular health, and that's why renowned dry eye specialists worldwide utilize the ZEST procedure to manage their patients with severe dry eye.

When would my eye care specialist perform ZEST on my eyes?​​​​​​​

The ZEST® procedure is a remarkably versatile and clinically effective in-office treatment option your eye doctor can now employ to address a wide range of previously challenging conditions. Whether it's a sudden painful, swollen stye, Demodex, blepharitis, or other lid or ocular surface conditions, ZEST is there for your eyes.

One of the key advantages of ZEST is its gentleness, eliminating the need for anesthesia during the procedure. In fact, it feels like a soothing spa treatment for your eyes. The results are impressive, with most patients experiencing a 50% or greater improvement from their baseline within just 15-20 minutes following the ZEST procedure.

If you're curious about how ZEST can benefit your eyes, don't hesitate to consult your eye doctor and inquire about this groundbreaking therapy. Your eyes deserve the best care, and ZEST might be just the option you've been searching for.

How often should I have the ZEST® procedure done?​​​​​​​

Just as our teeth require daily brushing to ensure their health and function, our eyes demand the same level of attention and care. We all agree that dental hygiene is essential. We also must recognize the significance of daily eyelid hygiene, which holds even greater importance considering the irreplaceable nature of our eyes.

Despite diligent dental care at home, tartar gradually builds up on our teeth, necessitating a visit to the dentist every six months for a thorough cleaning to remove stubborn plaque. Similarly, our eyelids accumulate a biofilm or "plaque," even with regular at-home eyelid cleansing. Schedule a ZEST® procedure with our eye doctor every six months to provide optimal care for our invaluable eyes.

By embracing this proactive approach to eye care, we ensure our eyes receive the attention and upkeep they deserve. Don't delay; make your ZEST appointment with your eye doctor today, safeguarding the precious gift of vision for years to come.

What is Demodex?

The Demodex mite is a type of parasite that lives on humans and can reside in hair follicles and sebaceous glands. These mites are arachnid (eight-legged) and invisible to the naked eye, varying in size from 0.1mm to 0.4 mm long. They typically live on the face and in the hair follicles of the eyebrows, eyelids, roots of the eyelashes, facial hair, and around the ears and are associated with various skin problems of the eyes and face, such as blepharitis and acne rosacea.

Demodex can affect humans at any age, but their presence increases in prevalence with increasing age. Immunity compromised patients such as diabetics, patients on long-term corticosteroids or chemotherapy, or patients who have HIV/AIDS also have increased risk and prevalence of Demodex infection. Usually, when the immune system is weakened and the parasitic population has colonized, this disease can badly damage the skin.

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