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Home » Treatment of Eye Disease » Ocular Surgery » Closure of the Lacrimal Punctum

Closure of the Lacrimal Punctum

Closure of the lacrimal puncum is also known as punctal occlusion.  The goal of the procedure is to occlude the nasolacrimal drainage system with a lacrimal duct implant in order to decrease the outflow of tears from the surface of the eye.

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Clinical Indications

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

   Lacrimal duct implant being placed into the lower punctum