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Christenbury Eye Center Offers LipiFlow® Treatment for Meibomian Gland Disease

Christenbury Eye Center announced a new in-office treatment, LipiFlow®, that offers relief to people with chronic dry eye that is diagnosed as Evaporative Dry Eye.

For Immediate Release
Contact: Amanda Peralta
Christenbury Eye Center
1 (877) 702-2020

Christenbury Eye Center announced a new in-office treatment, LipifFow®, that offers relief to people with chronic dry eye that is diagnosed as Evaporative Dry Eye. This condition, otherwise known as Meibomian Gland Disease, is caused by blocked Meibomian oil glands, the eyelid glands that help maintain a healthy tear film that with age may become blocked. Dr. Jonathan Christenbury and the Christenbury Eye Center is the only provider of the FDA-approved LipiFlow® treatment in the Charlotte region.

This procedure is the first effective treatment for Evaporated Dry Eye. The LipiFlow treatment is short and comfortable as the eyelid glands are gently heated and massaged. The majority of patients experience an improvement of dry eye symptoms with better eye comfort and more stable vision within days or weeks.

“Evaporative Dry Eye has always been a challenge to treat,” says Dr. Christenbury. “We’re proud to be the first to bring this much-needed service to our patients.”

Prior to LipiFlow, Evaporative Dry Eye otherwise had been difficult to treat and can worsen if left untreated. Evaporative Dry Eye is a blockage of the eyelid oil gland that provides the top lipid layer of the tear film. When the lipid layer is inadequate, the tears evaporate causing fluxional vision and dry eye symptoms.

According to the LipiFlow study, within four weeks, 79% of patients reported an improvement in dry eye symptoms that continued to improve. Patients saw a decrease in the use of drops and months later, some no longer needed drops at all.

For more information and a free consultation, contact Christenbury Eye Center at (877) 702-2020 or visit our website.

About the Christenbury Eye Center

Dr. Jonathan Christenbury established Christenbury Eye Center in 1987 and is known for his groundbreaking work in vision care. For more than a decade he has consistently been one of the first surgeons in the Carolinas to perform many pioneering vision care procedures including LASIK, Visian ICL and ReSTOR.

Dr. Christenbury performed the first LASIK procedure in the Carolinas in the early 1990s and since that time has performed more than 75,000 laser vision correction procedures. He also performed the first IntraLASIK procedure on the East Coast in 2002 and the first WaveFront Customized IntraLASIK in the Carolinas in 2005. In the Spring of 2005, the doctor was the first Carolinas eye surgeon to perform the ReSTOR® procedure, used both for the treatment of cataracts and for Presbyopia, eliminating reading glasses and bifocals. Today, Dr. Christenbury is the most experienced ReSTOR surgeon in the United States.

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