Sussex Eye Laser Clinic


Contact Us Now to Discuss Your Vision Needs

Specialized in lens and cornea based refractive surgeries, Cataract Surgeries, Corneal crosslinking, Yag laser Capsulotomy , Implantable contact lenses , IPL for dry eyes, Corneal transplants and much more.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Dry Eyes

Improve Your Quality Of Life With Advanced Dry Eye Management

Sussex Eye Laser Clinic provides a full range of advanced dry eye management options to cater for patients with mild to severe dry eyes. 

A Treatment That Suits You

Everyone’s eyes have different dimensions and measurements, which is why it’s important that you undertake a detailed consultation with us to determine if this treatment is suitable. We’ll discuss your options and will offer informed advice on the best choice for you to customise your vision. It’s important to us that you choose an option that’s safe and suitable for you.

IPL for dry eyes

Contact Us

Contact us now to discuss eye treatments and surgery for cataracts, long- and short-sightedness, and astigmatism.

Causes Of Dry Eyes Animation

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Animation


Consultation Price Including All Scans: £350
One Session of IPL: £250
Four Sessions of IPL: £900
(Minimum 4 Sessions Recommended)
  • The above price is representative of standard treatment for Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Dry Eyes.
  • Please contact us for the prices of other advanced treatments such as punctal plugs, punctal cautery and serum eye drops.
  • 0% Finance option available through Chrysalis Finance (
  • Nayan (UK) Ltd trading as Mayank A. Nanavaty (Sussex Eye Laser Clinic) is an Appointed Representative of Chrysalis Finance Limited, which is  authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to carry out the regulated activity of credit broking.

Frequently Asked Questions - Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Dry Eyes

A. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is an advanced dry eye management option offered at Sussex Eye Laser Clinic. It’s designed to alleviate symptoms of dry eyes, ranging from mild to severe cases. IPL treatment uses controlled light pulses to target and stimulate the Meibomian glands, which are responsible for producing the oily layer of the tear film. By improving gland function and oil secretion, IPL can help relieve dry eye symptoms and enhance tear film stability.

A. IPL treatment for dry eyes involves using a specialized device that emits gentle light pulses. These pulses target the Meibomian glands located along the eyelids. The light energy helps to unclog and improve the function of these glands, promoting better oil secretion. By restoring the balance of the tear film, IPL can alleviate dryness, discomfort, and irritation associated with dry eyes.

A. IPL treatment is suitable for individuals with mild to severe dry eye symptoms. If you experience symptoms such as dryness, grittiness, burning, or excessive tearing, IPL may be beneficial. A detailed consultation is important to determine if IPL is the right choice for you. During the consultation, we will assess your symptoms and recommend the most appropriate dry eye management option based on your individual needs.

A. The number of IPL sessions required may vary based on the severity of your dry eye condition. However, a minimum of four sessions is often recommended to achieve noticeable improvements. During the sessions, the light pulses target the Meibomian glands to gradually enhance their function. Your eye care specialist will create a personalized treatment plan based on your response to the treatment.

A. IPL treatment is non-invasive and generally well-tolerated. During the session, you might experience a warm sensation and see flashes of light. There’s minimal discomfort, and the procedure is relatively quick. After the session, you can typically resume your daily activities without any downtime. Many patients experience relief from dry eye symptoms after a series of IPL sessions.

A. The cost of IPL treatment for dry eyes varies based on the number of sessions. Here is an approximate pricing breakdown:

Consultation Price Including All Scans if required: £350
One Session of IPL: £250
Four Sessions of IPL: £900 (4 Sessions Recommended)

A. Generally, up to 4 treatments are required, with each session spaced a minimum of 2 weeks apart.

A. IPL treatment reduces or eliminates the symptoms for a period of time which is variable based on the severity of meibomian gland dysfunction.

A. IPL treatment typically takes around 5-10 minutes. Additionally, we perform lid meibomian expression to unblock the meibomian glands which will take another 5-10 minutes.

A. Although rare they can be:

Temporary erythema (redness)
Temporary itching and oedema (swelling)
Temporary hyperpigmentation/hypopigmentation (lightening or darkening of the skin in the treated area)

A. Standard dry eye treatments, such as eye drops, artificial tears, hot compresses, and eyelid scrubs, aim to temporarily relieve symptoms without addressing the root cause of the condition. IPL is unique in that it targets the source-the blood vessels surrounding the glands—enabling them to naturally secrete oils and resume their moisturizing function. This approach not only alleviates symptoms but also slows the progression of chronic dry eye.