This localized treatment drains the meibomian glands that produce the oil layer of tears. The device applies localized heat and pressure to clear obstructions in the meibomian glands. The professional performing the procedure can see the treated areas in real time.
The treatment improves the quality and quantity of oil produced by the meibomian glands to stabilize vision between blinks and reduce symptoms associated with rapid evaporation of the water layer.
Eyelid imaging reveals obstruction or atrophy of the meibomian glands whether symptoms are present or not.
Patients with active ocular herpes.
One 15-minute session.