The LipiView analysis is vital in detecting the level of a patient’s dry eyes. LipiView, is a sophisticated instrument with a built-in interferometer, and uses new imaging technology to assess the make-up of your tear fluid. Using LipiView, Dr. Chouldri can determine the likely cause of your chronic dry eye symptoms and prescribe the appropriate treatment.
Osmolarity instruments are used to measure the osmolarity of human tears to aid in the diagnosis of dry eye disease (with an indication to its severity) in patients suspected of having dry eye disease, in conjunction with other methods of clinical evaluation.
Differentiating between allergic conjunctivitis and dry-eye syndrome can be a challenging task as they share many of the same symptoms like eye redness and irritation. By completing the allergy test Dr. Chouldri and her team will be able to properly diagnose and treat your eye condition.