Systane® iLux2® Delivers Fast Treatment for MGD1,2

Advanced imaging. Your eye care practitioner can use the unique, handheld Systane® iLux2® device to visualize your meibomian glands and evaluate your Dry Eye in a whole new way.

Gentle non-invasive treatment. The Systane® iLux2® MGD Thermal Pulsation device can then be used to deliver gentle warming and pressure directly to your eyelids to unblock meibomian glands. Treatment of both eyes only takes approximately 8-12 minutes.1,2



44 million adults suffer from dry eye in the US

86% of Dry Eye Sufferers Have Signs of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

What is MGD?

Every time you blink, a protective layer of moisture called tear film coats the front surface of your eye. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction happens when glands within your eyelids get blocked or aren't functioning to their fullest and negatively impact the tear film. That can lead to signs and symptoms of Dry Eye.

With Systane® iLux2® , it's possible to address the root cause of your MGD. The goal of MGD treatment is to gently unblock these glands, restoring healthy tear film and helping you quickly feel better and see better. Systane® iLux2® actually lets you see what’s been blocking your glands, causing you discomfort.

How MGD affects meibomian glands:

 Healthy Meibomian Glands

Healthy meibum is clear and adequate and should be assessed by your eye doctor on an annual basis.

Meibomian Glands With Moderate MGD

The more severe the blockage of your meibomian glands, the thicker and cloudier the meibum appears.

Meibomian Glands With Severe MGD

Severely blocked meibomian glands, if left untreated, can result in decreased meibomian gland functionality


Possible Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Symptoms:

 While 50% of patients with MGD don't report experiencing any symptoms, the following may indicate the presence of MGD:

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Vision Fluctuation

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Eye Irritation

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Watery Eyes

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Eye Dryness

If you regularly use eye drops or have symptoms such as eye dryness and irritation, ask your eye care provider to evaluate your symptoms.


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