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BlephEx, the first and only medical device for in-office treatment of blepharitis

February 11, 2015

Dr. James Rynerson, MD, Board Certified Ophthalmologist, and President and CEO of BlephEx, LLC the first and only medical device for in-office treatment of blepharitis joins eHealth Radio and the Eye Health Channel.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. James Rynerson discuss the following:

  • What is blepharitis, what causes it, and how common is it?
  • What is BlephEx?
  • Please describe the device, the procedure and the results.
  • What are other treatment options and are they effective?  Why or why not.
  • What is the maintenance routine following the initial procedure?

Tip: In the same way that gingivitis and tooth loss can be avoided by regular teeth cleaning and flossing, blepharitis and tear gland damage can be controlled by BlephEx treatments every four to six months, followed by nightly home maintenance. With routine maintenance blepharitis symptoms such as itching or scratchy eyes, foreign body sensation, tearing, crusting, redness and inflammation, mattering, dry eyes and eye rubbing can be significantly reduced.

Duration: 13:11

Dr. James Rynerson is regarded as a leader in the field of vision correction. He has been named to the Premier Surgeon PS250.

The PS250 is a list of 250 surgeons the publisher and editors of Premier Surgeon have identified as leading innovators in the field of premium IOL surgery. He is consulted by other eye surgeons who need assistance with challenging patients and by patients unhappy with or needing corrections from prior surgeries.

Dr. Rynerson has performed over 10,000 LASIK refractive surgery procedures at Rynerson Vision Care for people suffering from nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. He can also treat those over 40 who need reading glasses (presbyopia) by performing LASIK. Dr. Rynerson has been selected as a Premier Surgeon’s top 250 IOL cataract surgeon by Slack Premier Surgeon Magazine.


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