Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) a laser-like device is now being used by ophthalmologists to reduce your dependence on artificial tears, Restasis™, flax-seed oil, Omega-3 supplements, permanent punctal plugs, warm compresses, and oral Doxycycline. IPL is the answer for many patients who are still uncomfortable despite their use of multiple modalities to treat dry eye as […]
Evaporative Dry Eye presented by FOCUS Laboratories.A video diagram show as the lipid layer thins, the tear film brakes up which may develop dry spots.
New Procedure Treats Dry Eye Can dry eye sufferers finally ditch their eye drops? Ophthalmologist Dr. John Hovanesian demonstrates LipiFlow, a new procedure that takes approximately 12 minutes, and lasts between nine and 15 months.
The Science of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) Lipiflow, one of the fruits of Dr. Korb’s research and the only FDA approved treatment for MGD will be demonstrated on an actual patient following the didactic portion of the program. The volunteer will answer questions from the audience. The twelve minute LipiFlow procedure requires only topical anesthesia. […]
Meibomian gland disease (MGD) (Evaporative dry eyes) On September 15, 2011, by sabhlok eyestrain.sabhlokcity.com Read this 170 page PDF file first Anatomy Meibomian glands are the oil-producing glands located in both the upper and lower eyelids. They number about 25 to 30 (each: a total of about 100) and normally slowly release oil into the […]
James S. Lewis, MD presents his finding in a presentation about Comprehensive Dry Eye Management.