LipiView® and LipiFlow® work together to diagnose and treat meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), which is a blockage of the eyes’ oil-producing glands.
Preparing for Your LipiView Exam
After your LipiView evaluation, Dr. Kelly will determine the best treatment to relieve your dry eye symptoms. Here are some helpful guidelines to help you prepare for your LipiView exam.
Avoid the following for at least 24 hours prior to your appointment:
- Artificial tears
- Eyelid creams or ointments
- Eye rubbing
- Wearing contact lenses
- Oil-based cosmetics
- Swimming in a chlorinated pool
- Other dry eye assessment procedures