What is IPL for Dry Eyes?

Ever notice that you have itchy or watery eyes?

Ever feel like they’re worse sometimes your eyes are okay, and sometimes they’re worse?

Are they smeary or filmy at times?

You may have symptoms of Dry Eyes. Other common symptoms of dry eyes include:

  • A stinging, burning or scratchy sensation in your eyes
  • Stringy mucus in or around your eyes
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Eye redness
  • A sensation of having something in your eyes
  • Difficulty wearing contact lenses
  • Difficulty with nighttime driving
  • Watery eyes, which is the body’s response to the irritation of dry eyes
  • Blurred vision or eye fatigue

Sometimes eye drops help and sometimes they don’t.

Have you heard of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Dry Eyes?

Optometrist Felix Sugiarto recorded a new video with questions/answers about IPL for Dry Eyes.

You’ll hear:

  • What is IPL for Dry Eyes?
  • How different is IPL to Laser?
  • What is Rosacea?
  • What does IPL for Dry Eyes feel like?
  • How do I feel after IPL?
  • Is IPL covered by Private Health Insurance?
  • When will I start to notice a difference?
  • How long does an IPL appointment take?
  • Will I still need to use eye drops?

Tap this Youtube Link to learn more about IPL and how it helps Dry Eyes

Why Ken Jeong gets dry eyes

Do you ever get tired or blurry eyes?

You’re not alone! Increasingly people are finding that life is too busy, and it’s hard to keep all the balls in the air and find time to stop and smell the roses.

Surviving one day can feel like a miracle.​

Did you know that a recent survey of Australians found that the most common symptoms of dry eyes were actually….tired or blurry eyes.

Around 77% of Australians have suffered symptoms of dry eyes. Since Covid, this number has risen to 85% of Australians.

You may have heard of Ken Jeong (American actor, comedian, and doctor). Ken said that his dry eye symptoms were due to “long days on set” or “extended use of contact lenses”.

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month. So we’re excited to share our new technology for diagnosing dry eyes.

Have a look at our new infrared camera for diagnosing dry eyes. Listen as Felix shows how it works:

If you get tired, blurry eyes, we recommend that you make an appointment to see Felix or Damon for a check-up.