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Dry Eyes Treatment

The trend of ‘work from home’ is increasing and as a result, many people are exposed to their computer/laptop screens for a longer period of time. This excessive screen time and stress can be the cause of Dry-Eye condition amongst people.

What is a dry eye condition?

Dry Eye, also known own as MGD (Meibomian Gland Dysfunction), is a chronic condition that occurs when your eye is not producing sufficient tears for lubrication. It also happens when the quality of your tears is not good. It causes redness, burning, pain, blurry vision in your eyes. Dry eye affects the health of your eye and even blinking may feel uncomfortable to you.

Importance of Tears for eyes:

Tears are very important to keep your eyes healthy, because:

  • Tears provide lubrication for the eyes.
  • They reduce the risk of eye infections.
  • The eye is kept clean & clear.
  • They wash away foreign materials that enter into the eyes.

What are the symptoms for dry eyes?

  • Redness
  • Burning
  • Blurred Vision
  • Stinging and scratching sensation.
  • Watery Eyes

What is Lipiflow?

LipiFlow is the only device approved by the FDA to cure dry eye conditions. Lipiflow gives long-term relief from Dry Eye condition. It removes the blockages from your meibomian glands so that they can produce oils that are necessary for your eyes to function properly. The process normally takes 12 minutes. You can see the results of the treatment only within two weeks.

The procedure of Lipiflow:

  1. Firstly, the Lipiflow activators are placed under and over your eyelids.
  2. The activators transmit a combination of heat and gentle pressure to your inner eyelids using VTP (Vectored Thermal Pulse). Simultaneously, therapeutic motion is also delivered to your outer eyelids.
  3. The process helps to remove the blockages in your glands.

Is Lipiflow safe? Is Lipiflow painful?

Lipiflow is a very safe device for treating dry eye syndrome. And no, there is no pain felt during the process, patients usually expressed that it felt like a massage for the eyelids.

FAQ

1. Can Eye-Drops cure Dry-Eye condition?

No, but they can provide temporary relief to the eyes.

2. How does Dry-Eye feel?

You may feel stinging, burning, or scratchy sensation in the eye due to Dry-Eye condition.

3. Is Dry-Eye related to lack of sleep?

Yes, lack of sleep can also be a cause of your dry-eye. Your eyes heal while sleeping, so if you don’t give your eyes some time to heal then there are chances it may cause the dry-eye condition or some other eye infections

4. Is Dry-Eye permanent?

Dry-Eye is a chronic condition, in some severe cases it may not be cured completely but in many cases the Dry-Eye condition may be managed with suitable treatments.

5. Can Dry-Eye syndrome cause blindness?

Yes, if the condition is left untreated for a long period of time it may cause blindness and vision loss.

6. Is it appropriate to use eye-drops every day?

No, it’s not appropriate to use eye-drops every day unless it is prescribed by your doctor.

FAQ

1. Can Eye-Drops cure Dry-Eye condition?

No, but they can provide temporary relief to the eyes.

2. How does Dry-Eye feel?

You may feel stinging, burning, or scratchy sensation in the eye due to Dry-Eye condition.

3. Is Dry-Eye related to lack of sleep?

Yes, lack of sleep can also be a cause of your dry-eye. Your eyes heal while sleeping, so if you don’t give your eyes some time to heal then there are chances it may cause the dry-eye condition or some other eye infections

4. Is Dry-Eye permanent?

Dry-Eye is a chronic condition, in some severe cases it may not be cured completely but in many cases the Dry-Eye condition may be managed with suitable treatments.

5. Can Dry-Eye syndrome cause blindness?

Yes, if the condition is left untreated for a long period of time it may cause blindness and vision loss.

6. Is it appropriate to use eye-drops every day?

No, it’s not appropriate to use eye-drops every day unless it is prescribed by your doctor.

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