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Mild MgdI've been on here a while looking at IPL/Lipiflow but cant get access to Lipiflow... So would IPL be an option for someone who has mild mgd? I'm already doing warm compresses once a week, fish oil (thera tears) daily, and lid scrubs only when I need it. Is there any other options for mgd? I think my...
ROACCUTANE / ACCUTANE INDUCED MGD / EVAPORATE DRY EYES SUFFERERSHi all
I am just one of the victims of accutane induced MGD. Suffering from dry eyes for about 6 years now; I was taking accutane for acne about 6/7 years ago. It only got worse as I didnt do anything about it. It got to stage where it was unbearable. My quality of life was severely affected....
40 yo female with mgdHi all, I have had mgd for a while now (8 years?)...when the doc expresses my glands absolutely nothing comes out! I really can't wear my contacts too much anymore and just try to stick to glasses except when I want to swim, scuba, snorkel. For a long time I have considered PRK but not sure how my eyes...
Ocular Rosacea and IPL treatmentI'm a 50 year old women with dry, red eyes. My eye lids and the whites of my eyes are red. My eyes are much worse at night.
I've been to 3 doctors in the past 3 years and have been diagnosed with MGD disease. I've had a variety of treatments including restasis, hot compresses, punctual...
Dry Eye Help - MGD ?Hello. I was told I had dry eye over a year ago and tried various products, including artificial tears, plugs, Restasis. My initial symptoms were red eyes but after 5-6 months trying the plugs and restatis I started having irritation and burning. I was then told it might be more of an issue with eyelids...
My experience with MGD (part 2)Hi everyone.
I started a thread about my experience with probing and lipiflow a while back. But it quickly became quite chaotic so I thought I'd start a new one. Also, I feel like my understanding of MGD has progressed a lot and I don't necessarily back all of the statements I made in the previous...
DocwithDryEye started a topic Part Two: Our Dry Eye Clinic Evaporative Dry Eye/MGD Post LipiFlow Treatment and expe
Part Two: Our Dry Eye Clinic Evaporative Dry Eye/MGD Post LipiFlow Treatment and expeThis post is the second part of two parts describing how our Dry Eye Clinic uses the LipiFlow system to manage evaporative dry eye. Thanks again for taking the time to read
Post LipiFlow Treatment
1. Steroid use. We use Lotemax gel three times daily for two weeks....
DocwithDryEye started a topic Part One: Our Dry Eye Clinic Evaporative Dry Eye Education and Evaluation
Part One: Our Dry Eye Clinic Evaporative Dry Eye Education and EvaluationGood Day Everyone
I've recently been posting about my practices experience with Evaporative Dry Eye/Meibomain gland dysfunction and use of the LipiFlow system, and I have received multiple questions.
I'm going to post two large posts that should provide most answers...
lipiflow experienceI had Lipiflow last November. Immediately after the painless procedure, the ophthalmologist proceeded to manually express each and every meibomian gland and it was extremely painful. However, until recently, I have had such relief that the exorbitant price and pain was worth it. I am contemplating...
A new twist in my dry eye ordeal.Hey everyone! I know it has been quite a while since I have posted on here, but things have been just crazy and busy.
I did want to take the time to update everyone about my situation and maybe y'all could help me with a few questions.
The symptoms of my dry eyes have gotten a...
Max started a topic LipiFlow thermal pulsation system for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction
LipiFlow thermal pulsation system for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunctionhttp://www.modernmedicine.com/modern....jsp?id=741069
I visited a NC group associated with Duke University to investigate if this treatment could help me.
I was told that after long testing I would be rated as 1 (most treatable) to 10 (impossible...
Doctor looking for patient feedback on lipiflowI am an ophthalmologist considering offering lipiflow to my patients. I would feel priviledged to have any patients willing to tell me about whether they found relief from this treatment. Please let me know:
Was the treatment comfortable?
Was the treatment successful in your opinion?...
New Member on her way to try Lipiflow at UCLAHi there,
I suffer from MGD for almost 8 years. Maybe caused by Accutane when I was younger? I don't know. I don't wear contacts and I never did the Lasik surgery.
As many of you, I have tried tons of things to get better: Asazite, lotemax, restasis, punctual plugs, acupuncture,...
Lipiflow Comes to FloridaFinally! Finally.