A Simple New Method for Identifying the Proximal Cut End in Lower Canalicular Laceration

  title={A Simple New Method for Identifying the Proximal Cut End in Lower Canalicular Laceration},
  author={Sang Hyoung Cho and Dong Won Hyun and Hyo Jeong Kang and M. S. Ha},
  booktitle={Korean journal of ophthalmology : KJO},
PURPOSE We report a simple and effective method of identifying the medial cut end of lower canalicular laceration cases. METHODS Twenty-seven eyes with lower canalicular lacerations as a result of trauma were involved in the study. Surgery was performed within 48 hours after injury for canalicular reconstruction. Upper canalicular probing was utilized to identify the medial cut end of deep canalicular lacerations when difficulties were encountered. Total time from the initiation of the… CONTINUE READING

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