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A variable that handles financial slack in the financial plan.

Plug

In marketing, to mention a product or business favorably for pay. For example, the host of a game show may mention that a certain company makes good or cheap products if that company has sponsored the show. This marketing tool is thought to be effective because it provides the added feeling of a "personal" endorsement difficult or impossible to achieve on regular commercials. Plugs are common on radio shows, and are becoming increasingly common on reality television shows.
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This study includes two cohorts and is an ongoing, Phase II, open-label, multicenter study conducted to investigate the safety and preliminary efficacy of L-PPDS containing either 44-(micro)g (first cohort) or 81-(micro)g (second cohort) of latanoprost, a prostaglandin analogue, with a punctal plug delivery system, in patients with OAG or OH over a six-week period.
To access the slides the Company will be using to review data from the results of its Phase II punctal plug study, go to http://www.
People who experience dry eye as a result of contact lens wear may also benefit from punctal plugs, provided that the lens fit is good, they are using adequate wetting solutions, and exercise good lens hygiene.
In addition, QLT utilizes three unique technology platforms, photodynamic therapy, Atrigel([R]) and punctal plugs with drugs, to create products such as Visudyne([R]) and Eligard([R]) and future product opportunities.
However, industry and academia are working on novel implants, including drug-eluting contact lenses and punctal plugs, for treatment of anterior segment diseases such as glaucoma and conjunctivitis.
Increased tear production was not demonstrated in patients currently taking topical anti-inflammatory drugs or using punctal plugs.
Punctal Plugs for Dry Eye: Don't treat dry eye by inserting punctual plugs before attempting other options, such as medical treatments with artificial tears, lubricants and compresses.