Anterior / Ocular Surface Disease

Punctal Occlusion

Derek Cunningham, OD, and Walt Whitley, OD, discuss the use of punctal occlusion for the management of dry eye disease. The hosts discuss the various types of plugs, identify situations in which they may be an appropriate adjunct to therapy, and talk about the evolution of punctal occlusion therapy. Then, Dr. Whitley speaks with Doug Devries, OD, about punctal occlusion and the importance of managing inflammation in conjunction with its use.