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... When I went to the eye doc he said that when they put the tear duct plugs in they may have had bacteria on them and that is what the smell is from that I can NOT get rid of. ... (0 replies)
... times a day. He felt my eyes were on the dry side and he inserted tear duct plugs, and since then my close up vision has become much more blurred. ... (25 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)

... hello thanks for your post!!!! i am going to the lasik vison institute in brookfield, wi and am scared big time!!! Your post has been so very reassuring! perhaps now i can quit worrying so much! jkm (6 replies)
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... they block your tear ducts so you aren't supposed to have as much trouble with eye dryness after surgery. I got them and only had to use drops for the first two weeks. ... (6 replies)
... surgery and had trouble with dry eye. I was told dry eye can be a side effect of the surgery. Tried Restasis a couple of times. That didn't work for me. Also tear duct plugs. Anyway, after about five years of trying different remedies I finally found a specialist who dealt with dry eye. ... (3 replies)
... Also, have you tried getting tear duct plugs put in? ... (6 replies)
... I've posted on here before, but not about my astigmatism. I had custom wavefront LASIK done in January of this year. I always knew that something wasn't quite right even though I was testing at 20/15. I always felt that my right eye was a tad stronger than my left, but had an ophthalmologist inform me that astigmatisms can affect focal distances far and near. Before... (6 replies)
... Also I might need permanent tear duct plugs. So not sure which option will work, lol. Sounds like lots more appointments in the future, Just hope something works. ... (8 replies)
... At my one month check up they said I would most likely have to consider tear duct plugs. I was really starting to regret having had the surgery, and having images of using drops for the rest of my life. ... (19 replies)
... Hi, it has now been exactly a month since i had lasik.I'm 24 yrs old and had no real problems. The first week my eyes were very dry from the surgery but not that painful just a spurt once in a while of burning or dryness. I used all sorts of drops(non presernative the best) and lacrilube at night(like a vaseline) and they said my eyes do not shut all the way when i sleep so I... (10 replies)
... Before I had my lasik done I had them put in some Punctal Plugs to prevent dryness even though they said I didn't need them. ... (18 replies)

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