Do you suffer from blurred vision?
Do your eyes often burn?
Do you suffer from arthritis, asthma, gout or diabetes?
Do you wear contact lenses?
Are you watching a screen (TV or/and computers) a few hours a day?
Are your eyes sensitive to bright light?
Are you over 40 years old? Are you post-menopausal?
Do you wake up with mucus around your eyelids?
Do you sometimes have red eyes?
Do you have scratchy / itchy eyes?
Have you answered “Yes” to any of those questions? Then you are very likely to be prone to dry eye syndrome. Don’t hesitate to talk us today about a Dry Eye Examination and get the right diagnosis, the first time. Approximately 20% of the New Zealand adult population suffer from dry eyes.
About the E-Eye IPL Treatment for Dry Eye
Our Optometrist adjusts the goggles on the patient’s eyes and applies the hydrogel on the skin. A series of four flashes are applied under the lower eyelid. A session takes only a few minutes. The is an IPL device that generates a polychromatic pulsed light, so no needles or injections are required.
The results are visible a couple of hours after the treatment and the effect is cumulative. The improvement will last for about two weeks after the first treatment, four weeks after the second one, then for months afterwards. For optimum results three treatments are recommended.
The stimulation leads to the Meibomian glands returning to improved function in a very short time (a couple of hours) following the treatment.
How does it work?
The is an IPL device that generates a polychromatic pulsed light by producing perfectly calibrated and homogenously sequenced light pulses. The energy, spectrum and time period are precisely set to stimulate the Meibomian glands in order for them to return their normal function.
Clinically tested and medically certified
Like all our IPL devices, the Eye-E is made in France and medically certified (Medical CE certification). It benefits from cutting edge technology and a 2-year manufacturers’ warranty. E-Swin, the French manufacturer has an ISO 9001 certification for the Quality of their Management System to ensure they meet the needs of their customers. E-Swin also have an ISO 13485 certification for the design and manufacturing of medical devices.
For more information read Danielle’s latest blog – Q&As around E-Eye IPL here www.eyesonardmore.co.nz/e-eye-ipl-for-dry-eye/