TORONTO , Nov. 15, 2022 /CNW/ – Alcon, the global leader in eye care dedicated to helping people see brilliantly, today announced the Canadian launch of its latest innovation to treat patients with dry eye: the particular Systane ® iLux   Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) Thermal Pulsation System.

The Systane iLux 2 treatment system is the only all-in-one, portable MGD device that can help Eye Care Professionals (ECPs) both evaluate their MGD patients and then effectively treat them through customizable control of heat and expression of their meibomian glands. To help educate patients on the benefits of this treatment, the Systane iLux two now has advanced imaging capabilities used for meibography, enabling ECPs to capture white light and infrared photos of the meibomian glands, as well as high-definition (HD) video and images of the particular treatment process.    

“Around 56 percent associated with patients see four or more eye care providers in search of proper diagnosis and relief, ” 1 said Dr . Walter Whitley , Optometrist at Virginia Eye Consultants. “With the new Systane iLux 2 MGD Thermal Pulsation System, I can efficiently evaluate my MGD patients plus educate all of them on their need for Systane iLux 2 . ”

The new imagining capabilities of Systane iLux 2 MGD Thermal Pulsation System helps the gadget expand on its already efficacious treatment capabilities, giving patients 12 months efficacy with a single 8-to-12-minute treatment. In a post-hoc review of a recent study on 236 patients, 87 percent associated with patients with severe baseline MGD symptoms reported having only mild-to-moderate symptoms at 12 months post-treatment. Moreover, 78 percent of patients along with moderate primary symptoms had no-to-mild signs and symptoms at twelve months post-treatment. two

“Alcon is committed to continually innovating our dry eye portfolio with industry-leading product offerings, so that ECPs are able in order to respond to their own patient’s needs, ” said Chris Gruhn , General Manager associated with Alcon Europe . “By allowing individuals to visualize the disease, and track their particular results over time, the all-in-one updated Systane  iLux 2 MGD Heat Pulsation Program will assist eye treatment professionals in further building trust with their sufferers. ”

In order to book the live demo for your practice or even upgrade your own current Systane iLux 2 device, please go to: ilux2. ca .

About Alcon

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Indication: The particular Systane ®   iLux   is indicated for the application of localized heat and pressure therapy in adult patients along with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), which is associated with evaporative dry attention, and in order to capture/store digital images plus video associated with the meibomian glands. Potential Adverse Reactions: Potential adverse effects may occur because of the procedure.   These effects include but are not limited to, the particular onset or increase in: eyelid/eye pain requiring discontinuation of the therapy procedure, eyelid irritation or even inflammation, temporary reddening from the skin, ocular surface irritation or inflammation (e. g., corneal abrasion, conjunctival edema or conjunctival injection (hyperemia)), and ocular symptoms (e. g., burning, stinging, tearing, itching, discharge, redness, foreign body sensation, visual disturbance, sensitivity to light).

Attention:   Please refer to the User Manual for a complete list associated with contraindications, instructions for use, warnings and precautions for the Systane ®   iLux .


1 .

  The Dry Eye Problem. Building Your Dry Vision Center of Excellence. Review of Optometric Business supplement. Accessed July 13, 2021.

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Wesley G, Bickle K, Downing J, et al. Comparison associated with Two Thermal Pulsation Systems in the Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction: A Randomized, Multicenter Study. Optom Vis Sci. 2022; 99(4): 323-332.

SOURCE Alcon Canada

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