We wanted to use this month’s blog to make sure our patients with eyelid inflammation know about our advanced in-office treatment for blepharitis, Zocular© Eyelid System Treatment (ZEST).
This one-of-a-kind treatment provides comfortable, pain-free, powerful, and effective treatment for those suffering from blepharitis.
Symptoms of blepharitis include:
When performed by experienced eye care pros, ZEST alleviates uncomfortable blepharitis symptoms like eyelid inflammation. For best results, ZEST is repeated at regular intervals based on the patient’s individual needs. By eliminating the root cause of blepharitis, the overall health of the eyelid will improve. You will be able to produce more tears and enjoy life without eyelid inflammation and other chronic and irritating symptoms of blepharitis.
In short, a painless in-office procedure performed by our staff. We remove excess bacteria and toxins that live along the lash margin. These are the cause of eyelid inflammation and eyelid disease. The biofilm is dissolved along the edge of your eyelids and lashes, discarding any debris while exfoliating your eyelids.
The procedure takes about 10 minutes to complete and is pain-free and comfortable. Numbing drops can be placed in the eyes prior to treatment if needed. Most patients feel better right after treatment and negative side effects are incredibly rare. Once you’re done you will be given follow-up care instructions including nightly eye hygiene.
How Many ZEST Treatments Do I Need?
We recommend most patients with blepharitis have a ZEST treatment every 3 to 6 months. This keeps the bacteria to a minimum and helps prevent the biofilm from coming back. If treatments are stopped, the biofilm typically comes back, leading back to eyelid inflammation and damaged tear glands.