LipiScan at Perspective Optometry Vancouver
LipiScan was introduced in 2016 and is a safe and effective way for yoru docotor to get a clear image of your meibomian glands to assess their health and structure. Healthy meibomian glands are responsible for the essential lipid component of healthy tear film. If your glands unhealthy, obstructed or atrophied, they will not producing enough lipid, causing your tears will evaporate too fast, leading to chroinc dry eye.
A LipiScan image is often the first step to effective dry eye management.