LipiFlow more effective than warm compress for dry eye disease

One session of vectored thermal pulsation was more efficacious than a warm compress for treating dry eye disease, according to a study.
The systematic review and meta-analysis consisted of 385 patients from four randomized controlled trials that compared the efficacy of a 12-minute vectored thermal pulsation treatment (LipiFlow, Johnson & Johnson Vision) vs. warm compress treatment. The primary outcome of the study was gland function, and secondary outcomes were tear breakup time, Schirmer test, tear osmolarity, lipid layer thickness, SPEED scores and OSDI scores.
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