Meibomian glands

Eyelid Surgery that can damage Meibomian Glands and Cause Dry Eye

We have seen many patients develop dry eye after eyelids surgery or have a worsening in symptoms.  The technique below, the double gold procedure, can cause new dry eye as well.  I discussed this with my sister, Dr. Andrea Lora Kossler, who is the head of the oculoplastics department at Stanford, who said:  I don’t …

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Compare My Meibomian Glands to Normal Meibomian Glands: MeiboGrade

What does a Normal Meibomian Gland Look Like? Compare My Meibomian Glands to Normal Meibomian Glands with LipiView’s MeiboGrade For the first time in history, we can now show patients what their Meibomian Glands look like. Why is this important? If you are one of the millions of people out there that feel their eyes …

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IPL (Intense Pulse Light): Before and After IPL on LipiView/LipiScan for Dry Eyes

IPL (Intense Pulse Light): Before and After IPL  on LipiView/LipiScan  for Dry Eyes Proof that IPL May Restore Meibomian Glands The window of the eye, known as the cornea, does not have a blood supply to sustain the corneal surface cells, known as the epithelium. Thus, each complete, stable tear is needed to nourish and …

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