IPL risks

Risks of IPL (Intense Pulse Light) for Dry Eye (ie, due to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction).

IPL has been very safe to use as a treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction for patients with dry eye/meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). The biggest risk reported which are rare are as follows: 1. Redness of skin. Dr. Toyo’s original IPL paper reported redness or swelling in 13% of patients that resolved in days-weeks. 2. 2 cases …

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Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Risks and Retinal Detachment

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Risks and Retinal Detachment Currently there are no reported cases of a retinal detachment after Intense Pulsed Light in any patients even patients who have previously had a retinal detachment on PUBMED, the Johns Hopkins Medical Center Search Engine, or on the internet. If you have ever heard of an association, …

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