Dry Eye & Meibomian Gland Disease (MGD)
Did you know that MGD is present in 86% of patients diagnosed with Dry Eye?
MGD is a chronic, obstructive, progressive, destructive disease diagnosed via gland function and structure. Unfortunately, any damage that is done via MGD cannot be recovered or reversed; however, at Triangle Visions Optometry we can utilize LipiFlow treatment for MGD.
If you’re one of the millions of patients who suffer from MGD, Triangle Visions Optometry is here to help. Schedule your appointment today for your complimentary LipiView screening! Find an office near you in the state of North Carolina.
Triangle Visions Optometry is proud to offer LipiFlow, a pain free procedure that takes only 12 minutes to clear and stimulate your meibomian glands. LipiFlow delivers controlled heat and a gentle massage to your inner eyelid, releasing oils from blocked meibomian glands.
Find out if you’re one of millions of patients who suffer from MGD and Dry Eye. Take your 1 minute SPEED Test!
Find Relief From Dry Eye
Tears are far more than just "salt water." They are a complex mixture of water, essential fatty oils, and mucus that both protect and nourish the eyes.
A lack of tears is not just uncomfortable, it is also unhealthy for your eyes. There are many common symptoms including:
Stinging, burning or “gritty” sensations
Stringy eye mucus
Sensitivity to light
Eye redness and fatigue
Difficulty with contact lenses
Difficulty with night driving
While the symptoms of dry eye are universal, there are many specific causes, each with a different treatment plan.
Some are temporary, like dry environments, windy locations, or smoky air. But many are medically based and long lasting and include inflammation of ocular tissues, underlying medical conditions, side effects of drugs or surgery, contact use or body changes due to hormones or aging.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding LipiFlow, please take a look at our FAQ (click link for download).