Punctal Plugs and Dry Eyes

 A punctal plug is a small device that blocks tear duct drainage. Punctal plugs may help to relieve the symptoms of chronic dry, itchy, or burning eyes.  Doctors use a procedure called punctal occlusion surgery to insert punctal plugs, which may be a temporary or...

Tonometry Test — What You Should Expect

Tonometry is a test that is commonly performed during a routine eye check-up. A tonometry test may be done by an optometrist or by an ophthalmologist. This test measures intraocular pressure (the pressure inside the eye).Intraocular pressure that is higher than normal...