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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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The platform utilizes a device called a punctal plug, which is easily inserted into a patient's punctum.
Aryeh, Chairman of QLT s Board of Directors stated, Among the goals the Board set for the Company in July, the divestiture of QLT s punctal plug technology was an easily identifiable measure for rationalizing and refocusing the Company s strategy on its synthetic oral retinoid program.
This new patent complements earlier issued US patent claims directed to the proprietary punctal plug for non-invasive sustained delivery of topical drugs to the eye.
TO) revealed on Thursday the the sale of its punctal plug drug delivery system (PPDS) technology under a previous asset purchase agreement.
Long-term follow-up punctal and proksimal canalicular stenoses after silicone punctal plug teratment in dry eye patients.
The Phase II trial featured simultaneous placement of punctal plugs in both the upper and lower puncta for delivery of a daily drug load with a goal of enabling comparable clinical outcomes to that of daily administered Xalatan eye drops.
Keywords: dry eye syndrome, tears, artificial tears, schirmer test, symptoms, punctal plug
There have also been reports of secondary canaliculitis associated with the use of oral 5-fluorourasil in breast cancer treatment and more recently, due to trauma related to the insertion of punctal plugs.
If a patient has dry eye symptoms, use of artificial tears during the day, lubricating ointment at night, and punctal plugs is considered, Tape occlusion of one lens or segment of the glasses may be helpful.