Majority find lacrimal plugs beneficial without complications

May 15, 2003

Los Angeles-Insertion of the Herrick Lacrimal Plug (HLP, Lacrimedics, Eastsound, WA) appears to be trouble-free for the majority of patients, with significant complications wuch as pyogenic granuloma and probing occurring in less than 10% of cases, said John C. Affeldt, MD, MPH.