Empire is proud to be the first to offer Lipiflow Treatment in Central Valley. As of November 2015, LipiFlow is the only electronic device cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction with clinical studies that demonstrate safety and effectiveness.
Through advances in the application of Vectored Thermal Pulsation (VTPTM) technology, LipiFlow utilizes a patented algorithm of precise heat applied to the inner eyelids and directed gentle massage to remove blockages from the meibomian glands. This treatment is designed to restore the natural oil flow to the tear film that covers the eye’s surface. View the video below to learn more.