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Punctal plugs
Feb 20, 2008
... I don't know why I keep coming here because other people think of all kinds of things I never even thought to worry about!:eek: I have punctal plugs (put in about 5 days ago) did some searching around and found this: http://www.eyeworld.org/article.php?sid=3812 hth! (1 replies)
... I had punctal plugs put in about a year before I had Lasik. Originally I got the plugs due to dry eye associated with contact use. ... (3 replies)
Punctal Plugs?
Jan 31, 2005
... Now to answer the question about punctal plugs. Punctal plugs are no big deal. Really. No big deal at all. They can help immensely with dryness, and are not permanent. ... (6 replies)

... Did you get the polymer punctal plugs inserted before the Lasik procedure? ... (3 replies)
Punctal plugs
Feb 19, 2008
... What are the chances of punctal plugs being lost in the eye? ... (1 replies)
Punctal Plugs?
Jan 26, 2005
... among the best of the best. I still highly recommend Lasik Plus simply because I know what they do and they do it right. Did you ask the doc at LasikPlus about punctal plugs? ... (6 replies)
... i just got the plugs put in yesterday when I had the surgery so can't give you any long term experience, but just since yesterday my eyes don't feel dry at all!! ... (3 replies)
... Well it has been almost a month since surgery. Had the plugs put in before surgery. They were a great help the first 3 days until they fell out. I could tell a definite difference. ... (3 replies)
Punctal Plugs?
Jan 26, 2005
... Just an update for anyone who is reading... Two of the three offices I visited gave me similar pricing: Lasik Plus- $1299/eye with one year "retreatment" (more for lifetime) Lasik Vision Center $899/eye plus $200/eye for retreatment warranty plus $100/eye for the plugs Insurance Cost through TruVision (uses independant office- University Ophthalmic Consultants of... (6 replies)
Punctal Plugs?
Jan 26, 2005
... I asked my optometrist about the plugs early on when my eyes were very dry and she said that they were only necessary in persons whose eyes were extremely dry. ... (6 replies)
Punctal Plugs?
Jan 26, 2005
... Hi! thanks for your replies to both my threads... I was leaning towards lasik plus and your post to the other thread was a big help, but now the Vision Institute is offering me a significantly lower price (10% less than what my insurance discount price would be!) and really I have to think about the cost primarily. As for the plugs, the Institue is the place that... (6 replies)
Punctal Plugs?
Jan 25, 2005
... Dre, I read about them breifly but, I wouldn't even think about them unless you talk to your Lasik doctor and they say that you might have dryness in your eyes for longer than the healing time. Everyone has varying degrees of dryness post-op and can expect it to last for some months after the surgery according to my doctor. Do you have a pre-exisiting dry eye condition that... (6 replies)
... I took a nap when I got home, and I will say that I was one of those cases that could see immediately after I woke up. I had been taking my Restasis and had the punctal plugs in. ... (15 replies)
... op. In my research I found that having restasis or punctal plugs put in would help. ... (4 replies)
... so I'm not sure what exactly my prescription is in the right eye. The surgeon said he thought the cause of the haziness was because my eye was too dry so he put punctal plugs in my right eye tear ducts. ... (1 replies)
Lasik 11-14-07
Jan 6, 2008
... Also, I have punctal plugs and think that helps with dryness. It is an easy 10 second procedure of you eye doc placing plastic "plugs" in your tear ducts to help your eyes retain tears. ... (1 replies)
... I think that it would be a good idea for you to try punctal plugs. I have had them for awhile now. I have the ones that Michelle described with the little flat top that pokes out. They are permanent plugs. ... (32 replies)
... HAve you had punctal plugs put in? ... (15 replies)
... if drops do not work, talk to your doctor about punctal plugs. i know a few people who had both temporary and permanent plugs inserted. ... (8 replies)
... ery day for a month and some vitamins then scheduled me another appointment to see if there was any change. He also told me that it doesn't look like I need the punctal plugs that my other dr told me to buy because the tears are adhering to my eyes well enough. ... (5 replies)




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