For Immediate Release

Lacrivera, a division of Stephens Instruments and affiliate of USIOL, has received FDA approval for the VeraPlug™ Punctal Occluder. The VeraPlug is a premium product offering enhanced patient comfort and unparalleled retention. Available in three sizes, the VeraPlug is packaged and preloaded on a sterile, disposable inserter/dilator. Other products include VeraC7™ Collagen Inserts, Vera90™ Synthetic Extended Inserts, diagnostic tests and additional products used in the treatment of chronic dry eye. Visit for more information.