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What are effects after punctoplasty?

Your punctum is cut bigger so that more tears drain down your tear ducts, minimizing watery eyes. In my case, however, my upper punctum no longer touches my eye's surface, causing a constant wet feeling in my lacrimal caruncle (pink… Full Answer

What is 'to prick' in Latin?

Pungere means 'to prick, puncture, stab'. Latin derivatives are the adverb 'punctim', which means 'by stabbing, thrusting'; and the neuter gender noun 'punctum', which means 'little hole, small puncture'. English derivatives are the adjective 'pungent' and the noun 'pungency'. Full Answer