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Punctal Occlusion in Plano, TX

Punctal occlusion, also referred to as closure of the lacrimal punctum, aims to reduce tear outflow from the eye’s surface by blocking the nasolacrimal drainage system using a lacrimal duct implant/punctal plug.

punctalThe punctal plug is inserted into the lower punctum for various eye conditions and diseases, including:

  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Keratitis
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Recurrent erosion of the cornea