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Folsom
916-945-9411

Lipiflow for MGD

It’s time to change your outlook on dry eye.

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Make sure to ask for an MGD screening!

What is Dry Eye or MGD?

There are roughly 30 million people in the United States and over 300 million worldwide who have been diagnosed with dry eye. Most have learned to live with eye discomfort and have become dependent on drops or other treatment methods that only offer temporary relief. This has been due to a lack of understanding that the root cause of most dry eye (86%) is now known to be a chronic and progressive condition, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction or MGD.

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More on MGD

MGD occurs when there is a compromise to the function and/or structure of the meibomian glands in the eyelids that produce the protective oily layer of the tear film. These glands can become blocked over time and can no longer produce oils needed for healthy tears. This blockage results in rapid evaporation of your tears and can lead to irritation, discomfort and if not treated, gland dropout.

Tear Film Layers

MGD Identification

A series of evaluations will be performed to determine if you have MGD. This can include a LipiView® tear film and gland imaging and a meibomian gland evaluation. Knowing what is causing your Dry Eye will help your doctor determine the best treatment option.

gland comparison

Treating MGD with LipiFlow®

While there are multiple choices available for treating MGD, LipiFlow is the only FDA-cleared device for removing gland blockages and restoring gland function. Through advances in the application of Vectored Thermal Pulsation (VTPTM) technology, the LipiFlow treatment utilizes a patented algorithm of heat applied to the inner eyelids and massage to remove the obstructions in your meibomian glands. See Our Blog on LipiFLow

LipiFlow treatment

Video Testimonials

Now, with the breakthrough LipiFlow® technology, it’s possible to directly treat the root cause of MGD.

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Office Hours & Locations

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Folsom

421 Blue Ravine Rd Suite #300
Folsom, CA 95630
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 7:00 am - 4:00 pm (seeing patients 7am - 3pm)
  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed
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Rocklin

6809 Five Star Blvd #100A
Rocklin, CA 95677
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 7:00 am - 4:00 pm (seeing patients 7am - 3pm)
  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed
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Gold River

2200 Sunrise Blvd #120
Gold River, CA 95670
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 7:00 am - 4:00 pm (seeing patients 7am - 3pm)
  • Closed
  • Closed
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Citrus Heights

5959 Greenback Lane #120 & 130
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • 7:00 am - 4:00 pm (seeing patients 7am-3pm)
  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed
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Get an Exam to detect MGD today!

Folsom
916-945-9411

Rocklin
916-621-5553

Gold River
916-850-2089

Citrus Heights

916-727-6518