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... ouble with dry eyes. Tried many different eye drops, but none seem to help, long term. On a routine followup exam, my opthomologist suggested putting temporary plugs in the tear ducts in the lower eyelid . . . ... (0 replies)
... ouble with dry eyes. Tried many different eye drops, but none seem to help, long term. On a routine followup exam, my opthomologist suggested putting temporary plugs in the tear ducts in the lower eyelid . . . ... (0 replies)
... So yesterday I had the permanant plugs put in my lower tear ducts. My eyes actually feel worse. The tearing is worse ,and they are burning. Do I need to give it more time? ... (0 replies)

... meds for depression and anxiety. My plugs will not stay in place. The restasis helps. ... (2 replies)
... Plugs are insertd into the tear ducts in order to preserve the tears that eyes produce. ... (1 replies)
... What are plugs that go in your tear ducts (1 replies)
... and I don't see any advantage except that I can read the alarm clock and my vision is better but not comfortable. My question is for those who have had their tear ducts cauterized. Did it help and how painful was it? ... (2 replies)
Tear duct plugs?
Jan 6, 2004
... I've had plugs and they did help me, but not enough to make a difference. ... (19 replies)
... I'm really nervous. I'm about to plug my ducts really soon, and I'm afraid I won't be able to function afterwards. I have school later, and I can't miss it that day. ... (0 replies)
... I am new here and I also have dry eye problems, most of the time my eyes are so red that I looked high, which is not good. I am thinking of getting punctal plugs on my lower tear ducts, my doctor recommended it, but I'm not sure of what to do. I did a bit of research and bacterial infection seems to be of high recurrence. ... (2 replies)
... I can't speak on the effectiveness personally, because I am currently using the permenant plugs and Restasis. My mom had hers cauterized and they eventually popped back open and she had to have it done a second time. Those have popped back open as well. ... (2 replies)
... have Dry Eye. I have had it for about 13 years. I have been on Restasis for over a year and it has helped, but not totally. This week, I got silicone punctal plugs put into my lower tear ducts. ... (4 replies)
... When you say you had "low tear production", was this based on any tests or was it just an observation? ... (7 replies)
... Yes, I had extremely low tear production. I had almost no tears. I started by just getting the silicone plugs in the lower ducts. ... (7 replies)
... Can anyone teel me if having both upper and lower tear ducts plugged (to conserve tears) has had any effect on thier dry eye problems? Its something I havent tried and was wondering if maybe I should mention it. (7 replies)
Tear duct plugs?
Jun 12, 2004
... healing from the cauterization, the body puts the hole back and it has to be redone. Even after it is through healing, sometimes it has to be redone. I had all 4 ducts done, and two of them had to be redone because my body healed and put the holes back! ... (19 replies)
Plug tear duct
Apr 19, 2004
... Temporary plugs are plugs that go IN the tear ducts. They are dissolvable after a few days and their purpose is to see if they help at all. If they do, then you can get the permanent plugs. ... (15 replies)
... Has your doctor ever considered cauterizing your other two tear ducts? ... (6 replies)
... I was told that I have open tear ducts wich causes ALL water content to evaporate. The Doc gave a name and said it was VERY rare. Every doc I've seen since cannot tell me this name? ... (6 replies)
Tear duct plugs?
Jan 5, 2004
... My doctor put temporary plugs in my lower ducts last June when I was having major dry eye problems due to blepharitis. ... (19 replies)




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