Patent Number: 6,254,562

Title: Meatus plug for lachrymal canal capable of being screwed

Abstract: The invention concerns a meatus plug for lachrymal canal capable of being screwed, consisting of a substantially cylindrical body (1) whose side surface comprises a helical thread similar to that of a screw for placing or removing the meatus plug by screwing or unscrewing with a tool having a polygonal or cruciform blade used as a screwdriver, the plug comprising or not a through conduit for the passage of a predetermined flow of lachrymal fluid. It is designed for controlling the flow of tears running on the surface of the eye towards the nasal cavity through the lachrymal canals or ducts.

Inventors: Fouere; Alain (13008 Marseille, FR)


International Classification: A61F 9/007 (20060101); A61M 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018