Low-temperature radiofrequency device effective for punctal occlusion

Bouzouaya, Chedly
January 2009
Ocular Surgery News;1/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
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.


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