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Punctal Plugs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Punctal Plugs
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.698
Unique ID
D000070635
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070635
Scope Note
Small devices that are inserted into the tear ducts (NASOLACRIMAL DUCTS). They are used to block the drainage of TEARS for the treatment of DRY EYE SYNDROMES.
Entry Term(s)
Collagen Punctal Plugs
Silicone Punctal Plugs
Previous Indexing
Prostheses and Implants (1987-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/01/19
Punctal Plugs Preferred
Collagen Punctal Plugs Narrower
Silicone Punctal Plugs Narrower
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