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.
- Dry eye syndrome
- Sjogren’s syndrome
- Recurrent erosion of the cornea
Lacrimal duct implant being placed into the lower punctum