Ophthalmology Blog

DRY EYE TREATMENT IN LOS ANGELES

2022-12-19

Dry eye is a term used to describe a group of different diseases and conditions that result from inadequate wetting and lubrication of the eye. Dry eye syndrome is the most common of all eye disorders, affecting approximately 20% of the population. Currently, there is no cure for dry eye, although there are many treatments available.

LUMENIS OPTILIGHT IPL

2022-12-19

After completing your comprehensive dry eye exam, if MGD (Meibomian Gland Dysfunction) is determined to be the cause of your dry eye disease, IPL treatments may be recommended. OptiLight with Lumenis patented Optimal Pulse Technology uses precise, intense broad-spectrum light to reduce inflammation – one of the key underlining factors in dry eye disease due to MGD.

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LIPIFLOW

2022-12-13

Your eyes require moisture to stay healthy and comfortable. When the delicate moisture barrier of your eyes is compromised, it can affect not only how you feel but also your ability to see clearly. While you may never have heard of the Meibomian glands in your eyes, they play a crucial role in the overall health of your eyes. Furthermore, MGD may be one of the most common disorders of the eye that you might not have heard of. At Benjamin Eye Institute, we offer the perfect solution with LipiFlow. This relaxing treatment has been known to be one of the best MGD treatments.

Do You Suffer From Dry Eyes?

2022-11-14

Top causes of dry eyes are environmental factors, meibomian gland dysfunction, menopause in women, contact lens use, vitamin A deficiency as well as certain medications and diseases. Get to the root of your dry eye problem by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Benjamin.

The New Machine: LipiFlow

2022-11-11

We are pleased to share the news that we have a wonderful alternative to drops or warm compress for dry eyes in our clinic. Smart machine LipiFlow is an innovative system, which warms the inside and outside of the eyelids with a stream of hot air. Only the eyelid heats up, the stream melts scars, unclogs the glands, and draws everything out of them.

Dryness of the Eyes, and New Treatment (1)

2022-11-10

Lipiflow is an FDA-approved innovative dry eye treatments that massages and opens the ducts the meibomian glands. It is a 12-15 minute treatment and you will notice the results after your first session. However, you will be able to see the true results of the Lipiflow treatment when the oil production improves and eye's tear film is restored over the days.

A RENAISSANCE FOR THE EYES – LIPIFLOW

2022-11-09

Lipiflow is an FDA-approved dry eye solution! It is a thermal pulsation treatment that relaxes and opens the ducts of meibomian glands, expelling obstructions as these blockages warm up and liquify. Lipiflow is a non-chemical and non-invasive treatment that can even feel therapeutic.

THE MILLION DOLLAR TREATMENT (part 2)

2022-11-01

Lipiflow is an FDA-approved innovative dry eye treatments that massages and opens the ducts the meibomian glands. It is a 12-15 minute treatment and you will notice the results after your first session. However, you will be able to see the true results of the Lipiflow treatment when the oil production improves and eye's tear film is restored over the days.

THE FOUR OF US – YOU, ME, DISEASE, AND INSURANCE

2022-10-31

To find consensus in a difficult task between the patient, disease, doctor, and insurance company. What stands in the way of successful treatment of patients with dry eye by using such high technologies as BlephEx and LipiFlow? Review of the paradox in the pathophysiology of the dry eye mechanism and all known methods of treating. 

RARE DISEASES – WHO SHOULD PAY? (3)

2022-10-30

Whose financial obligation it would be to pay for the special medication that could cure the rarest diseases? While we are discussing this topic, hope that professors of ethics, philosophers, and economists would consider this issue.