It’s important to get screened for MGD, as the disease can be present even if you’re asymptomatic. And MGD-related dryness can be problematic if you wear contacts2 or are planning an eye surgery, such as LASIK or cataract.3
TearScience® LipiFlow® is a 12-minute in-office treatment for MGD. Think of it as a massage for your eyelids that helps unblock your glands.
Use our search tool to easily find a doctor near you who can screen for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) and provide Dry Eye treatment options such as TearScience® LipiFlow®.
- Lemp MA, Crews LA, Bron AJ, Foulks GN, Sullivan BD. Distribution of aqueous-deficient and evaporative dry eye in a clinic-based patient cohort: a retrospective study. Cornea. 2012 May;31(5):472-478.
Machalinska A, Zakrzewska A, Adamek B, et al. Comparison of morphological and functional meibomian gland characteristics between daily contact lens wearers and nonwearers. Cornea. 2015 Sep;34(9):1098-1104.
- Starr CE, Gupta PK, Farid M, et al. An algorithm for the preoperative diagnosis and treatment of ocular surface disorders. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2019 May;45(5): 669-684.