The optometry office hopes to use this updated service to provide White Plains residents experiencing blurred vision and light sensitivity with an effective, non-invasive treatment option. White Plains Eye Care offers IPL and Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT) with the EPI-C Plus, an optometric appliance that utilizes red light and blue light technology to improve ocular health and normalize tear production.
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With this service update, White Plains Eye Care’s optometry specialists can issue patients a comprehensive eye examination with an emphasis on evaluating the quantity and quality of their tear production. If appropriate, the optometrist will schedule the patient for LLLT, a non-invasive treatment option that uses medical-grade LEDs to stimulate Adenosine ATP production, a signaling molecule that is crucial to retinal function and eye lubrication.
Light sensitivity is often due to a lack of lubrication of the cornea, which is the first point of entry for light into the eye. If untreated, this type of light sensitivity can cause mild to severe pain in the eye when exposed to light and can trigger migraines. Improving tear production creates a healthy, consistently lubricated ocular environment that allows the cornea to react and absorb the light without creating discomfort.
Using the EPI-C Plus appliance, the optometrists at White Plains Eye Care can use LLLT to stimulate the production of collagen, elastin, and ATP in the eye with red light. The blue light delivered through this LLLT purifies the eye and eliminates bacteria, creating a more balanced ocular ecosystem. White Plains Eye Care’s LLLT also improves the function of the meibomian glands, which secrete lipids to form a protective layer of tear film on the eye for consistent lubrication.
About White Plains Eye Care
Located in White Plains, NY, White Plains Eye Care provides the local community with specialized comprehensive treatment for dry eye and other ocular health conditions. The optometry clinic uses a suite of state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technologies, including Visionix VX120 Multi-Diagnostic Unit, one of the most advanced instruments available for evaluating vision, corneal health, and risk of glaucoma and other retinal diseases.
“Dry eye disease and dry eye symptoms are amongst the most underdiagnosed, undertreated ocular conditions. Dry eye disease can significantly affect quality of life,” said White Plains Eye Care’s Dr. Rubinfeld. “Through educating and treating our patients I hope to increase awareness of dry eye as a common condition, and commit to my patients to uncompromisingly diagnose and treat this disease.”
Interested parties can learn more and schedule an appointment with White Plains Eye Care by visiting https://www.whiteplainseyecare.com/
White Plains Eye Care
15 N Broadway