TITLE

Low-temperature radiofrequency device effective for punctal occlusion

AUTHOR(S)
Bouzouaya, Chedly
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;1/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effectiveness of a low-temperature radiofrequency device for punctal occlusion in dry eye. An overview of dry eye is presented as well as its symptoms. The Chedly punctal occluder (CPO) is intended to both dilate the punctum and be inserted in the lumen of the horizontal portion of the lacrimal duct. The device is made from an alloy material.
ACCESSION #
35896059

 

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