Systane® iLux2® Delivers Fast Treatment
iLux is a state-of-the-art treatment for dry eye disease that uses a handheld device to apply gentle heat and pressure to the eyelids. This innovative approach targets the root cause of dry eye disease, which is often related to dysfunction of the meibomian glands in the eyelids.
Your eye care practitioner can use the unique, handheld Systane® iLux2® device to visualize your Meibomian glands and evaluate your Dry Eye in a whole new way. A gentle, non-invasive treatment- The Systane® iLux2® MGD Thermal Pulsation device can then be used to deliver gentle warming and pressure directly to your eyelids to unblock meibomian glands. Treatment of both eyes only takes approximately 8-12 minutes.
How does MGD affect Meibomian glands?
Healthy Meibomian Glands
Meibomian Glands With Moderate MGD
2. -The more severe the blockage of your meibomian glands, the thicker and cloudier the meibum appears.
Meibomian Glands With Severe MGD
3. -Severely blocked meibomian glands, if left untreated, can result in decreased meibomian gland functionality