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Topcon offers simple but effective treatment for dry eye: Eye-Light – more than just an IPL…

Treatment parameters are safely managed by on board software which optimises heat emission that stimulates the Meibomian glands to resume normal functionality. Eye-Light® has been CE and TGA certified for Ophthalmic and Dermatological use.

Intense pulse light (IPL) has been identified to help treat MGD Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, which has been used for several years in dermatology practices as a treatment for rosacea and acne. OPE Optimal Power Energy/ IPL uses a Xenon flash tube with a wavelength of 600nm.  OPE/IPL applied on the periorbital and cheekbone areas, triggers the stimulation of neurotransmitters, these solicit the Meibomian glands to produce, contracting, a higher secretion; therefore, the natural lipid flow increases reducing the evaporation of tears.

Eye-Light® is an IPL and LLLT (Low Level Light Therapy) dry eye treatment platform, which combines light modulation with OPE. The LLLT is patented photobiomodulation technology which has a strong metabolic enhancer that increases cellular action which emphasizes cell activity. LLLT is delivered through a face mask, which contains a LED matrix at a specific wavelength, triggering an endogenous heating of both upper and lower eyelids. Thanks to the light emission of the LED