New Developments in Dry Eye Treatment

What is the purpose of BlephEx?

BlephEx has been developed to treat Blepharitis.

Blepharitis is the inflammation of the eyelids due to the overgrowth of bacteria along the lid margins. By using a microscope, we can take a photo of your eyelashes to show you the blepharitis.

What are Meibomian glands and their functions?

First, we need to understand what our Meibomian glands do for us. They are located at the rim of our upper and lower eyelids, producing lipids (known as meibum) to lubricate and prevent evaporation of our tears. 

Did you know…

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) has been found to cause 45-65% of dry eyes symptoms. It is also the most common cause of dry eye disease (DED), but yet, usually left undiagnosed!