LIPIVIEW® for Diagnosing Dry Eye & LIPIFLOW® Treatment For Dry Eye Sufferers

LipiFlow thermal pulsation treatment

Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region acquired a new and revolutionary diagnostic and treatment system from Tear Science, the LipiView® and LipiFlow® systems.  This system is the first FDA approved diagnostic and treatment system on the market for those patients suffering from dry eye.

Diagnosing Dry Eye: How the LipiView Works…

LipiView is a noninvasive device that provides a digital image of a patient’s tear film. This instrument is also used in the measurement of the tears’ lipid content and quality. LipiView is a dry eye examination procedure that provides a proper diagnosis, at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region to diagnose whether the patient will need a LipiFlow treatment procedure or must undergo other dry eye therapy treatments intended for curing anyone with a dry eye condition.

Dry Eye is a long-term chronic disease that takes years to develop.  Dry Eye may be suspected with the presence of the following symptoms:

  • discomfort and irritation
  • grittiness or feeling of a foreign body in the eye
  • burning or stinging sensation
  • tearing
  • redness
  • discharge
  • tiredness
  • itching
  • vision disturbance
  • sensitivity to light

About Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region

Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region provides a comprehensive model of eye care with experienced specialists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians. With more than 40 years of experience, the eye doctors at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region deliver trusted, full-service eye care with offices in AlbanyClifton ParkSchenectady, Schodack, and  Troy. Our goal is to preserve every patient’s vision, from the right eyeglasses to medical and surgical care.

To schedule an appoint visit myoccr.com or call us at 518-777-2777.

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