Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
83% of Dry Eye is due to Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). MGD is a chronic, debilitating disease, which affects millions of people worldwide. It is very irritating and difficult to control through conservative measures.
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a recent innovation for the treatment of MGD. Clinical trials demonstrated that 93% of patients improved their tear film quality after 4 treatments of IPL. Many patients improve with IPL where they did not with other therapies.
IPL shrinks small blood vessels on the lid margin, reducing inflammation associated with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. Significant improvements in the tear film stability and dry eye allow the eye to be more comfortable with reduced irritation.
The procedure is rapid, safe and comfortable. It is performed as a 10 minute, in rooms treatment with no recovery. Research and clinical experience suggests four treatments, four weeks apart are required for optimal results.