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Eye-Light - simple but effective treatment for Dry Eye



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Eye-Light® simultaneously treats the lower and upper eye lids with direct and indirect applications. It is a non-invasive treatment, which does not even require the application of gel during the treatment process, thanks to the patented and unique cooling module. Read more>

Key Features

  • Combined OPE/IPL and LM using LLLT (Low Level Light Therapy). The only device to offer this treatment synergy
  • No gel application needed for OPE/IPL treatment, internationally patented
  • Simultaneous treatment of lower and upper eye lids with direct and indirect applications
  • Treatment parameters safely managed by on board software
  • Non-invasive and stress free treatment of MGD
  • Multiple ophthalmic treatment possibilities with one unit
  • Dermatological treatment option also available
  • 150 treatments of OPE/IPL and LM with LLLT included when purchased
  • Topcon offers the full Dry Eye package: SL-D701 with DC4, BG-5 and CA-800
  • CE and TGA Certified for Ophthalmic and Dermatological use.

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Description

 

Light modulation with optimal power energy – new dry eye treatment for upper and lower eye lids

 

Eye-Light® is an (intensive pulse light) IPL and low level light therapy (LLLT), which combines light modulation with OPE.

 

Eye-Light® simultaneously treats the lower and upper eye lids with direct and indirect applications and has the added benefit of not needing the application of gel during the treatment process, thanks to the patented and unique cooling module.

 

OPE® (IPL) is a polychromatic light that thanks to thermal pulses stimulates the Meibomian Glands to resume normal activities. 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, it stimulates contraction of the glands, increasing the lipid stream and reducing the evaporation of tears.

                                       

Light Modulation® (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.

 

Combining the Eye-Light with Topcon’s LED digital slit lamp (SL-D7 with DC4 and BG-5) and their latest Corneal Analyser (CA-800) will help you set up the complete dry eye practice.                                           

 

 

What is Dry Eye?

 

The Dry Eye is a disorder of the tear film due to a reduced production or excessive evaporation of tears, which causes damage to the exposed ocular surface, and is associated with a feeling of eye discomfort.

Evaporation of tears is caused by the obstruction or malfunction of the Meibomian Glands that are located in the eyelids, and are responsible for producing the lipid layer of the tears.

When not working properly, they do not produce enough oil component in the tear film, so tears evaporate more rapidly. Insufficient or absent lipid layer, can cause evaporation of the tear up to 16 times faster.

 

Common symptoms:

  • Itch
  • Foreign body sensation in the eye
  • Sensitivity to light (Photofobia)
  • Bother
  • Eye redness
  • Altered vision
  • Burning

These problems get worse in dry, windy or air-conditioned environments.

Major risk factors:    

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Hormonal imbalances – Menopause
  • Use and abuse of eye cosmetics
  • Use of contact lenses
  • Chronic blepharitis
  • Age (especially after age 50)
  • Prolonged use of video terminals
  • Prolonged use of systemic drugs (Eg: antihistamines, etc.)
  • Air pollution 

 

The treatment

 

The treatment improves symptoms of the disease after a few hours. Thanks to the synergy of the two technologies (OPE and LLLT), the Meibomian glands resume the production of lipids necessary to the eye's functionality.

It is not painful, it lasts a few minutes and allows an immediate return to normal activities. View the demonstration videos (top of the page) to see how quick and effective the treatment with Eye-Light® is.

 

Eye-Light FAQs

 

Scientific papers

 

To find out more or to request a demontration, simply call 01635 551120 or email medical@topcon.co.uk. 

 

 

Downloads

  • EYE-LIGHT_Brochure_MAR_2017_.pdf

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  • Scientific_papers_-_LLLT_of_Eye_and_Brain.pdf

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