Botulinum toxin injection into the lacrimal gland for treatment of proximal nasolacrimal duct obstructions in children.

@article{Eustis2014BotulinumTI,
  title={Botulinum toxin injection into the lacrimal gland for treatment of proximal nasolacrimal duct obstructions in children.},
  author={H Sprague Eustis and Allison Babiuch},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 Online},
  pages={e75-7}
}
The authors retrospectively evaluated the use of botulinum toxin injections to treat epiphora in children secondary to proximal obstruction of the nasolacrimal drainage system. Three patients (ages 8, 9, and 16 years) received botulinum toxin injections in the palpebral portion of the lacrimal gland. Two patients experienced symptomatic relief immediately… CONTINUE READING