Demonstration and discussion workshop: Intense pulsed light - mechanisms, applications and treatment protocols
Intense pulsed light (IPL) is an in-practice treatment for dry eye disease. The session will begin by reviewing the vicious circle of ocular surface inflammation and discuss proposed mechanisms of action of IPL. Careful clinical assessment is required for optimal patient selection. The presentation will discuss peer-reviewed data on efficacy as well as some case studies and will be followed by a demonstration of IPL treatment and a discussion.
Practitioners will be able to advise patients about intense pulsed light for the management of dry eye disease
Practitioners will be aware of how to use intense pulsed light to manage dry eye disease relative to their scope of practice.