Are you suffering from Evaporative Dry Eye Disease ?
If you experiencing any of the following symptoms, then you may be suffering from Dry Eye disease.
Excess Tearing ?
Discomfort with contact lens wear?
Gritty or foreign body sensation?
Vision fluctuations with each blink?
Tear film is a complex and delicate balance between the ocular surface and the air around the eye. When this harmony of outer lipid layer and inner water layer is disrupted we start experiencing ocular discomfort and reduced optimal visual quality.
There are several environmental and systemic factors that my contribute to Dry Eye Disease such as, various systemic medications, hormonal changes, increased screen time, extended contact lens wear, autoimmune disease, and preservatives in OTC and prescription eye drops.
Treatment Options for Dry Eyes, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Blepharitis include a very careful assessment of the ocular surface along with evaluation of the eyelid margins.
Treatment options are aimed towards addressing the root cause of the disease and may include lifestyle suggestions, therapeutic agents, punctal plugs, Amniotic Membrane and finally Lumenis® OptiLight IPL, if the patient is not responsive to traditional treatment methods.
OptiLilght is the fist and only FDA approved device for treating Meibmonian Gland Disfunction and Dry Eye Disease. OptiLight is a safe, multi-factorial treatment for a multi-factorial disease. It addresses the disease by reducing major sources of inflammation leading to dry eye disease such as abnormal blood vessels that secret pro-inflammatory agents, Demodex mites and Ocluar Rosacea. OptiLight restores the function of meibomian glands and delays evaporation of the tear film.