INTENSE PULSED LIGHT
Intense Pulsed Light or IPL treatment is a skin treatment that improves dry eyes.
IPL treatment has been used by Dermatologists for over twenty years.
For example, people who had IPL treatment for Rosacea found their dry eyes were significantly improved.
IPL can directly deal with one of the leading causes of dry eyes known as Meibomian Gland Dysfunction.
MGD is the leading cause of over 86% of dry eye cases along with other factors.
This dysfunction occurs when the meibomian glands don’t produce enough oil for the tears which keeps the eye moist.
IPL treatment involves flashes of light to the skin around the eyelids and face.
Light gets absorbed by the mitochondria of the Meibomian Glands. This helps to switch on the Glands. They become ‘younger’ and more active. The Glands produce better Meibomian Oil and improve dry eyes.
IPL also helps target Ocular Rosacea. Flashes gets absorbed in the small, leaky capillaries in Ocular Rosacea. It helps to ‘seal off’ these leaky vessels. The result is less inflammation and redness.
IPL also kills bacteria and Demodex, tiny mites that live in or near hair follicles on the surface of the eyelids.
In short, IPL helps switch on your eyes and break the vicious cycle of dry eyes.
Latisse™ is now available at our optometry office.
Introducing a revolutionary eyelash treatment to enhance the length and appearance of your eyelashes. LATISSE™ solution is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis, and is used to grow eyelashes, making each eyelash longer, thicker and darker. Hypotrichosis is another name for having inadequate or too few eyelashes.
LATISSE™ is believed to grow eyelashes in two ways: By increasing the length of the eyelash growth phase By increasing the number of eyelashes in this growth phase.
LATISSE™ is a daily eyelash solution you apply each evening to the base of your upper eyelashes. LATISSE™ users begin to see eyelash growth at 4 weeks with full results after 16 weeks. The growth is gradual overnight, over time.
The most common side effects after using LATISSE™ solution are an itching sensation in the eyes and/or eye redness.
To find out if LATISSE™ enhancement for eyelashes is right for you, call or visit our office for an expert Latisse assessment. Read more about LATISSE™
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