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Help for Dry Eyes?
Feb 16, 2010
... Have you had your tear ducts plugged or cauterized yet? ... (13 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)
... The plugs didn't do much for me. I have dry eyes, but they dont really bother me that much, and I dont have any corneal erosions because of it. ... (25 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)
Dry Eyes
Feb 29, 2008
... Hi all. I went to my optometrist yesterday. She said she could see dry spots on my eyes and that it looked like my tear ducts were almost closed.....I believe it was the tear ducts. I should of asked more about that but did not as she was examining my eyes at the time. ... (13 replies)
Bloodshot Eyes
Sep 1, 2006
... ducts keep tears in your eye from draining away as quickly. Called lacrimal plugs or punctal plugs, they can be inserted painlessly while you're in the optometrist's office and are normally not felt once inserted. ... (10 replies)
... my bottom tear ducts on Friday morning. I really haven't noticed any difference yet though, which is disappointing. I feel like there are not many tears in my eyes AT ALL. ... (244 replies)
... on said to me, etc, etc...I suppose we have established that these lasik docs are all CRAZY, so I should not have been surprised. Anyway, I saved all my venting for over on the lasik eye surgery board, so I will spare you guys from all the messy details.... ... (244 replies)
Cauterization
May 26, 2004
... I was diagnosed with dry eye and the doctor inseted silicone plugs after trying a temporary plug. ... (0 replies)
... I still have good vision, but now because of the lack of correct tears in my eyes, it is sometimes difficult for me to see. I don't know if I am having the same problem as you though. ... (5 replies)
... indication for using Restasis if you have that condition. Why is your doctor so set against you using it? ... (3 replies)




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