The punctal plugs are differentiated in varied packages .The following lists are the types of packages
- The occluder consists of two plugs are said to be the pre-loaded occluders. The inserter used to insert the plug should be of high standard and both the plugs has to be sanitized disparately.
- The sterile pack of 16 occluders are said to be sterile quickload occluders. The separate stands and sterile are inserted with the occluders in pair of 8 boxes. Inserters used to insert the plug has to be bought alone and can be reused.
- The non-sterile bulk pack consists of 2 plugs per polybag and 10 pairs of boxes. 20 occluders are also available in the pack. The non-sterile bulk pack are usually not sterile. The inserters and dilators are not comes with the pack , it has to buy seperately.
The above mentioned packaging varies with other companies
The advantages of punctal plug are explained in detail in this video. The insertion and removal procedure of punctal plug are explained in product description page. The punctal plugs are the best and effective way to treat DES.
If you feel any uneasiness or irritation in your eyes its better to suggest with an ophthalmologist to diagnose DES and watch the videos above to get rid of your negligence and fear of treating DES with punctal plugs.