In a few seconds it is possible to get automatically relevant data to understand functionality of Meibomian Glands.
The ICP software analyses lipid layer thickness and allows to understand the functionality of Meibomian Glands.
It is possible to carry out a follow up after MG treatment detecting an increase in secretion.
- Automatic NIBUT
- Average of more than one value
- Graph to understand the trend of tear film stability during the video
- Tear topography that shows all breaking the tear film during time.
The aqueous layer is evaluated through the non-invasive 'Tear Meniscus' test and is then classified into different categories.
It is been established that efficient blinking plays an important role in ocular surface health during contact lens wear and that is improves contact lens performance and comfort.
- An exam valid both for the upper and the lower eyelids
- Automatic percentage of the Meibomian Gland loss area
Firstly, it enables to confirm the presence of abnormal glands compared to a healthy subject in a 3D view; secondly, it provides a clear image to share with the patients, to help explain the potential reason of their discomfort.
Patients can see for themselves why they are getting eye discomfort and fluctuating vision
Patients can understand why a specific treatment is suggested.
Evidence that supports the diagnosis in the case of evaporative dry eye disease and the explanation of the reasons for the choice of MGD therapy (including IPL)
Blepharitis and Cylindrical Dandruff
The human skin surface is known to house millions of bacteria, though some people have more than the average number.
Blepharitis is an inflammation caused by some bacteria that lie at the base of eyelashes. They produce dandruff-like flakes in the skin, which lead to infection and inflammation.
The process includes:
Examining the openings of the Meibomian Glands, base of the eyelashes, and eyelid margins using a bright light.
Checking for abnormalities by evaluating the quantity and quality of tears
If a hard, matted crust is formed on the eyelashes, and after its removal small sores appear on the skin, Ulcerative blepharitis is diagnosed.
Demodex brevis is a kind of mite found on the skin of humans. Like its counterpart Demodex folliculorum, D. brevis is naturally occurring. D. brevis is so small that mites can't be seen macroscopically.
MD Luca Vigo Suggestions
SUGGESTIONS FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT BASED ON CLINICAL PROCEDURE OF DR. LUCA VIGO AND STUDIO CARONES (MILAN, ITALY)
A complete and dry eye-focused database allows to understand and properly diagnose the dry eye patient. With the useful data, the ophthalmologist can check the complete tear film assessment, determining all deficiencies and understanding which treatment is needed to approach each case.
Ocular surface data and pathology classification
Thanks to Studio Medico Carones with MD. Luca Vigo's experience, the IDRA includes a suggestion algorithm able to share a possible treatment approach for each patient.
The evaluation of the Meibomian Gland dysfunction appears to be of increasing interest in research and clinical practice. Consequently, the evaluation of MGs morphology using Meibography is of high interest for both researchers and clinicians.
Acquiring an image of the conjunctiva, it will be possible to compare the patient's condition with different international grading scales.
EFRON - CCLRU - JENVIS - GLAUCOMA - FERNING TEST - MEIBOGRAPHY
The IDRA software is a dedicated platform for dry eye and allows, in addition to helping in the diagnosis and classification of diseases, to print and save various medical reports, offering the most professional and clinical solutions to patients.
For customer satisfaction, it is often advisable to provide technical documentation relating to the exams taken.
Thanks to the various press reports of the Sbm device, you will have the possibility to visually explain and simply demonstrate the pathology situation.
Furthermore, it's possible to explain how the pathology has changed over time.
Complete report with all results and pictures used to explain to the patient any dry eye category.
Patient oriented report explaining causes of pathology and recommended treatments.
For each value it is possible to show the trend line before/during/after treatment.
You have the possibility to save the results of Eye Blinking quality and quantity with the related graph.
To save and prind one only interesting examination.
To save in a single pdf the same eamination of both eyes.
OS1000 Brochure (English)
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