PUNCTAL PLUGS AT-A-GLANCE

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COMPANY AVAILABLE SIZES
MATERIALS SPECIFICATIONS
BENEFITS
Eagle Vision Inc., 901-380-7000, eaglevis.com
EaglePlug
0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8mm

Silicone
Sterile
Pre-loaded

•Maximum retention
•Flesh-like comfort
•Easy insertion
SuperEagle
Sm., Med., Lg.

Soft silicone
Sterile
Pre-loaded
•Tapered shaft
•Pivoting wide-flex nose
•Lowest profile rim
Plug1 One size
(0.5-0.8mm)
Silicone Sterile
Pre-loaded
•One size
•Simple insertion
•Low profile rim
FCI Ophthalmics Inc., 800-932-4202, fci-ophthalmics.com
Snug Plugs
One size fits all

Medical grade
silicone

Permanent
Dilation tool included
Pre-loaded
Sterile

•Pre-loaded in a stretched position,
return to natural shape after released
Ready-Set 7 sizes
0.4-1.0mm
Medical grade silicone Permanent
Dilation tool included
Pre-loaded
Sterile
“¢ Conforms to natural anatomy of eyelid
PVP Perforated Plugs 0.7 and  0.9mm
 
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) silicone
Pre-loaded
Sterile
•Enhance drainage
•Prevent collection of debris on the surface
of plugs
•Indicated for punctal stenosis or partial
occlusion
ProLong
0.3, 0.4, 0.5mm and Variety Pack
Absorbable copolymer
Lasts for up to 3 months
Sterile
•Indicated for short episodes of post-surgical
dry eye
Lacrimedics Inc., 800-367-8327, lacrimedics.com
CollaSyn
0.3-0.5mm

Synthetic polymer
Dissolvable ≈ 7-10 days

•Intracanalicular, evaluate patients for
long-term occlusion
•Reduce post-operative dry eye
•Patented VisiPlug technology””visible
post-insertion with retro-illumination
Opaque Herrick
0.3, 0.5, 0.7mm
Medical grade silicone
Non-dissolvable
No dilation
Pre-loaded
•Intracanalicular, long-term  
•Occlusion of upper eyelids
•No “Pop-Out.” Patented VisiPlug technology””visible post-insertion with retro-illumination
Dissolvable
Visiplug

0.4, 0.5mm
Polydioxanone
Dissolvable ≈ 180 Days
•Intracanalicular, medium-term occlusion,
for seasonal dry eye and refractive surgery
•No Pop-Out. Patented VisiPlug technology””
visible post-insertion with retro-illumination
Collagen
0.3-0.5mm
Bovine collagen
(cat gut)        
Dissolvable ≈ 4-7 days
•Intracanalicular, evaluate patients for
   long-term occlusion
•Reduce post-operative dry eye
Medennium Inc., 888-727-6100, medennium.com
Smartplug’ 0.4mm diameter
x 6mm length,
expands to fill up
to 1mm diameter  puncta
Hydrophobic
acrylic
Permanent
Dilation tool not needed
•Smart shape memory polymer will transform to a gel-like polymer when temperature is
above 32°C
•Clinical studies in U.S. and Europe show
effectiveness of plug
•Jumbo plug available that will reach
maximum diameter of 1.2mm
Xsorb
0.3- 0.5 mm
Copolymer of glycolic acid and trimethylene
carbonate with
D&C Green Number 6 dye
90-day lifetime
Dilation tool
not needed
•Product from approved “ophthalmic
suture material”
•Biocompatibility allows plug to be slowly dissolved by body
•Good for temporary use in patient with dry eye
OASIS Medical Inc., 800-528-9786, oasismedical.com  
Soft Plug
Silicone Plug

0.4-0.8mm
Silicone
Permanent
Inserter includes dilator
Sterile, pre-loaded
•Softer, more flexible silicone for comfort
•Available in a 2- or 6-pack dispenser box
•Available in a non-loaded Economy Pack
Soft Plug Flow Control Plug
0.6-0.8 mm
Silicone
Permanent
Inserter includes dilator
Sterile, pre-loaded
•Softer, more flexible silicone for comfort
•Perforated for partial occlusion
•Individual sterile packs, 2 per box
Form Fit
Hydrogel Plug

0.3 mm
Hydrogel
Permanent
Inserter includes dilator
Sterile, pre-loaded
•Biocompatible hydrogel material that requires no special storage
•Expands to securely conform to the vertical canaliculus in less than 10 minutes
•Easily removed via lacrimal irrigation
Soft Plug Extended
Duration Plug

0.2-0.5 mm
Proprietary material
Up to 3 months
Sterile
•For temporary dry eye conditions after
surgery lasting up to 3 months
•Wide range of sizes available in boxes of 
20 or 40 plugs
•Available in a variety pack of 20 plugs
containing 
Soft Plug Collagen Plug
0.2-0.4 mm
Collagen
Up to 5 days
Sterile
•Short-term diagnostic plug
•Polished for easy insertion
•Available in 3 sizes
Odyssey Medical Inc./Beaver Visitech, 888-905-7770, odysseymed.com
Parasol
XS, Sm, Med, Lg.
Silicone and titanium dioxide
Permanent
Available in pre-loaded
•Easy to insert
•Simple sizing
•Guaranteed retention
Micro Flow
Sm., Med., Lg.
Silicone and titanium dioxide
Permanent
Available in pre-loaded

Intended for use in patients experiencing
epiphora caused by punctal stenosis or when total punctal occlusion is too aggressive.
Collagen
Temporary
Implants

0.2-0.4 mm
U.S.P. Catgut suture, plain
 7-10 days
For diagnostic use or short-term treatment
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