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Ocular Surface

A 46-year old Caucasian male presented for his annual exam. Primary concerns were the minimal amount of time he could comfortably wear his contact lenses, as well as the chronic redness of his eyes.

The LipiFlow® System is intended for the application of localized heat and pressure therapy for adult patients who have chronic cystic conditions of the eyelids, including Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD).

The LipiScan® Dynamic Meibomian Imager (DMI) is an ophthalmic imaging device to capture, archive, manipulate, and store digital images of the meibomian glands.

The LipiView® II Ocular Surface Interferometer is an ophthalmic imaging device to capture, archive, manipulate, and store digital images of specular interferometric observations of the tear film.

This handheld instrument is used by eye care professionals to evaluate meibomian gland secretions in adult patients during a routine eye examination.

Ocular surface rehabilitation is critical before patients undergo cataract and refractive surgery, and meibomian glands play a major role in ocular surface health.

A 33-year-old Caucasian male accountant presented to the office for laser vision correction consultation in 2018. His chief complaint was difficulty tolerating contact lenses for the past 10 years.

MGD is a chronic and progressive condition1,2,3

Resources related to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Dry Eye.

A 65-year-old Caucasian female presented to the office for consultation in 2016. Her chief complaint was difficulty tolerating her contact lenses for the past 3-5 years. She reported redness, tearing and foreign body sensation.

Find out how to help patients understand and manage deposition and how we now think differently about how tears can integrate in a beneficial way with lens materials.