Evaporative Dry Eye Instability of the tear film from an inadequate lipid layer is the cause of most dry eye. Artificial tears provide only temporary relief. Stressors like low humidity, wind, and smoke induce excessive evaporation in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction. Until now most treatment has addressed only issues of inadequate tear volume and […]
Sjögren’s Syndrome Treatment – Dry Eye Institute Sjögren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which a person’s white blood cells attack and destroy the body’s moisture-producing glands. Although symptoms can vary wildly between patients, the classic symptom of Sjögren’s Syndrome is dry eye. Dry eye causes feelings of dryness, burning, itchiness and a sandy or […]
What to Expect During the LipiFlow Treatment The following describes what you will experience during the LipiFlow® treatment: 1. The treatment will begin with you either resting in a reclined chair or lying comfortably on a table in a procedure room. 2. 1-2 drops of a mild anesthetic will be placed in the eye(s) to […]
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.