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Intense Pulsed Light Treatment

Backed by numerous clinical studies, the Optilight IPL uses precise, intense broad spectrum light to provide a transformative, safe and efficacious way to treat dry eye disease, ocular rosacea and meibomian gland dysfunction by reducing the inflammation in and around the eyes.

Optimal Results in 4 Sessions

  • A course of treatment typically includes 4 sessions spaced 2-4 weeks apart
  • Each session usually takes only 10-15 minutes
  • During the treatment your doctor will apply a gel on the treatment area and cover your eyes with shields
  • You may experience a warm sensation as light is applied to the skin, the treatment is gentle with minimal discomfort
  • It is often followed by gland expression by your doctor

Gentle, Fast and No Downtime

Immediately following treatment, you may experience some redness.  This will usually disappear within a few hours.

You can return to your daily activities and apply makeup right away in most cases.  You will be advised to stay out of direct sunlight for a few days and to apply sunscreen.

Patients usually report an improvement after their 2nd or 3rd treatment.

Maintenance treatments are usually recommended every 6-12 months, to ensure the best long-term results.

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