Are you looking for relief from dry, itchy eyes caused by skin and eyelid inflammation? Are you tired of using drops and still having no lasting relief? Long Vision Center is excited to offer an amazing new treatment for dry eyes. The Lumenis Optima IPL uses pulses of light that are applied to the skin and stimulate the body's natural healing process. The procedure treats the inflammation threatening the skin and eyelids, while rejuvenating the skin and improving its overall appearance. The procedure is fast and with NO downtime, so you can go about your day immediately after the treatment. Schedule an appointment to discuss this exciting new treatment with one of our physicians.
Intense Pulse Light FAQ
IPL is Intense Pulsed Light, a technology used for various skin treatments. Lumenis OptimaIPL revolutionary treatment gently and effectively treats your skin and eyelid inflammation with maximal safety, comfort and full customization to your skin type and condition.
Is It Safe?
Lumenis IPL is trusted by leading professionals around the world and is FDA cleared for over 20 different skin indications.
How Does It Work?
With IPL technology, light pulses penetrate the tissue and create heat, targeting the abnormal vessels that are the root cause of the inflammation. The body's natural reaction to the treatment removes the abnormal vessels and heals the inflammation threatening the skin and eyelid. IPL technology treats your skin and eyelid inflammation while improving overall skin appearance.
Optima IPL Treatment
To ensure utmost comfort, your doctor will apply coupling gel on the treatment area. For your eyes safety, you will be wearing IPL protective goggles/pads during the whole treatment session. Each session lasts approximately 15 minutes. During the treatment, you might experience a warm sensation as light is applied to the skin, but the treatment is gentle and should not feel uncomfortable.
What Should I Expect After Treatment?
Immediately following treatment, you may experience some redness around treated areas that will usually disappear within a few hours. In most cases, makeup may be applied immediately, and daily activities can be resumed the same day. Your physician should advise you to stay out of direct sunlight for a few days following the treatment and applying sunscreen.
Skin and eyelid inflammation can be relieved with as few as 1-2 treatments. Typically 4 sessions with 3-4 weeks in between are needed to achieve optimal results. Following the full treatment session, it is recommended to consult your doctor on maintenance treatments for optimal long term results (usually once every 6-12 months).