- Posted on: Feb 2 2017
There are nearly 30 million people in the United States and over 300 million worldwide who have been diagnosed with dry eye. Most people suffer with dry eye symptoms and never receive any relief. What if you could find relief for your dry eye, would that interest you? There is a treatment for your dry eyes its called Lipiflow. Lipiflow is a FDA-cleared device for removing gland blockages and restores gland function. The dry eye that you may be experiencing may not be just ordinary dry eye and actually may be MGD (meibomian gland dysfunction). The extensive computer, smartphone and tablet use is contributing to significant increase in poor blinking. Poor blinking doesn’t stimulate the meibomian glands to secrete the oil which causes the oil to harden over time. Lipiflow treatment utilizes a patented algorithm of heat applied to the inner eyelids and massage to remove the hardened oil in your meibomian glands. If you are a dry eye suffer contact Corning Eye Center for your evaluation to see if you have Dry Eye or MGD.
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