LipiFlow Dry Eye Treatments
Dry Eye is a condition in which the eyes do not produce enough tears, causing redness, irritation and discomfort. Common risk factors of dry eye syndrome include increased age, female gender, post menopause, immune system disorders and chronic use of certain medications. Treatment options vary depending on the cause of your dry eye. The doctors at Mount Greenwood Eye Professionals can identify the cause of your dry eye symptoms and prescribe treatment to keep your eyes comfortable and help your vision from being affected.
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD)
The leading cause of dry eye syndrome is meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD.
Common Symptoms of MGD
- Sensitivity to light
- Blurred vision
- Discomfort in windy or dry conditions
LipiScan & LipiFlow Treatments
At Mount Greenwood Eye Professionals, we offer Lipiscan and Lipiflow to accurately diagnose and treat MGD. The LipiScan is a screening device that images the Meibomian oil glands to see it they are functioning properly. LipiFlow is an FDA approved procedure designed to treat the root cause of Evaporative Dry Eye, blocked Meibomian glands.