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Intense Pulsed Light for the Treatment of Dry Eye Owing to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

DOI :

10.3791/57811-v

April 1st, 2019

April 1st, 2019

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1Carones Ophthalmology Center, 2Ophthalmology Unit, S.Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, DIMES, University of Bologna

Dry eye disease is an increasingly common condition, which strongly impair patients' life quality. Recently, a new device employing intense pulsed light, specifically designed for the periocular area, has been shown to improve tear film stability and ocular discomfort symptoms in dry eye disease owing to meibomian gland dysfunction.

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