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Dry Eye Diagnostic Technology

We use the most up-to-date technology to ensure the best eye care possible. Here are some of the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit at Midwest Dry Eye Center

LipiFlow® Thermal Pulsation System

The LipiFlow® device provides vectored thermal pulsation to warm the meibomian glands through the inside of the lids and gently massage thickened meibum (lipid) and debris from the gland.

OCULUS Keratograph® 5M

Using an automated, computerized refracting system, we can determine the best prescription for you. Advanced vision-assessment system that combines topography, wavefront, autorefraction, keratometry, and pupillometry — allowing accurate and reliable analysis of corneal aberration.

BlephEx

BlephExTM hand piece precisely and carefully, spins a medical grade micro-sponge along the edge of your eyelids and lashes, removing scurf and debris and exfoliating your eyelids.

DV-1 SLIT LAMP IMAGING

Evaluates the tear film on the surface of the eye to facilitate diagnosis. May detect many diseases of the eye, including: eyelid diseases such as Blepharitis, Conjunctivitis, Cataracts, Corneal Injuries and diseases such as Keratoconus, retinal diseases such as Macular Degeneration and Retinal Detachment, Dry Eye