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DRY EYE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY

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DRY EYE CENTRE EDMONTON

Dry Eye Disease (DED) is a prevalent condition that we encounter frequently at our clinic. The symptoms can vary from minor inconvenience to chronic discomfort and may fluctuate depending on various factors.

 

At Trifecta Optometry, we have made it our mission to provide focused attention to this condition by relying on evidence-based research. Our goal is to offer our patients the best possible care by leveraging the latest medical technologies in both diagnosis and treatment, all under one roof. We take pride in our commitment to providing comprehensive care for DED.

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DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY

At Trifecta Optometry, we believe to serve you best as your optometrist, we must have the latest technology to help us do our job well. We have invested in state of the art technology to provide the quality of care for our patients. 

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The Keratograph 5M is an advanced ocular surface analyzer that aids in diagnosing Dry Eye Disease. Its unique capabilities include the examination of the meibomian glands, measurement of tear film height, and the capture of high-quality photographs and videos of your eyes to support diagnosis.

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The TearLab® Osmolarity System is a quantitative, point-of-care diagnostic tool that measures the salt concentration in your tears, providing objective and accurate clinical information.

TEAR LAB
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InflammaDry® is a rapid test used in-office to detect MMP-9, an inflammatory marker found in patients with dry eye disease. It is the first and only test of its kind to do so.

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The Mediworks Firefly Digital Anterior Segment & Meibography Slit Lamp sets a new standard in slit lamp examination. It offers crisp optics, LED illumination, built-in filters, as well as infrared imaging of the meibomian glands.

FIREFLY
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The Korb Meibomian Gland EvaluatorTM is a small instrument that allows for the evaluation of meibomian gland function. It is the only device capable of providing standardized and repeatable pressure, simulating the normal blink of an eye.

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Essential dyes are utilized to help visualize irregularities of the cornea and conjunctiva that may be difficult to discern through other means.

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DRY EYE DISEASE EDMONTON

Dr. Natalie Chai employs multiple instruments to gain a comprehensive understanding of your dry eye disease. Through a combination of tests, she aims to identify the underlying cause of the condition, thereby increasing the likelihood of successful treatment.

While having access to state-of-the-art technology is essential, Dr. Chai values the importance of direct communication with the patient. She believes that listening to the patient's experience and having an honest conversation is irreplaceable in the diagnostic process.

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