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LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation System

A cleared medical device for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) shown to improve gland function.

The LipiFlow® Thermal Pulsation System consists of a Console and a single-use sterile device, known as the Activator, and has a drug-free mechanism of action. Eye care professionals use the LipiFlow System to treat MGD patients in-office with confidence and efficiency.

The Lipiflow System represents more than 10 years of dedicated research and is protected by more than 30 patents. A phased pressure profile with adaptive force equalization and proximal-to-distal peristaltic motion evacuates gland contents as the inner lid is gently heated.

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HOW THE LIPIFLOW SYSTEM WORKS

  • The procedure centers around the breakthrough Vector Thermal Pulse Technology™ (VTP)
  • After an initial anesthetic drop, no drugs are required for the procedure
  • The LipiFlow system safely delivers therapeutic energies to the meibomian glands while protecting the delicate structures of the patient’s eye
  • As a result, the obstructed meibum is liquefied and pushed up and out of the gland orifices
  • Contoured design vaults the cornea and protects the eye
  • Heat and pressure are regulated with redundant sensors

We also offer the LipiScan Dynamic Meibomian Imager.