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Punctal plug how long

I have had a plug in my right eye for 5 years now. It's the umbrella type that you can see. My eye. Doctor is advising permanent cautery in this eye. Has anyone had plugs longer then this?

MGD - Curied

I cured my dry eye.

after going to several mgd doctor in NYC. i found one that was skilled.

basically my dry eye was do to inflamation and allergies.

inflamation can be cause by food like cheese. etc. or autoimmune. things that helped.
was eating paleo...

MG atrophy 32 years old woman

Good morning everyone, I am Maria, I am 32 years old and I have been working in organic chemistry lab since my 16. I guess it is the main reason why now I have an important MG atrophie (photo attached). It makes me incredibly sad. I have also floaters, flashes of light (I've already checked my retina)....

GenTeal shortage again?

Is there another GenTeal shortage? It seems to be out of stock at the places I normally buy it, even the supermarket where normally I don't. Or is this a temporary thing?

I checked the manufacturer site to see if it was being dropped, if it is they haven't mentioned it....

Sjorgen syndrome after local or oral tretinoins ?


In addition to dry eyes, i start right now to have very strong dryness of mouth, skin, lips and nose. I used trets 9 months ago for just one week, but all my problems started at this moment.

I wondered if some of you suffering of Sojgren syndrome did use, even a short...

Tips on how to find a doctor that will probe my eyes

Hi there,

I'm about to plan a trip to the US or Canada, to get my eyes probed. They don't perform this surgery in Europe because they've banned the metal used (or something like that).
Does anyone here know of any good doctors?
Or have any tips on how to find a doctor, experiences,...

MGD Dry Eye Cure - Allergies

Just posting... paying forward...

first i tried most of the things suggested in the forum.

the thing that really helped me--

was eyelid probe--- procedure works great... results were right away... it was expensive..

The cure--- my issue was allergy---...
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