External Dacryocystorhinostomy for the Treatment of Functional Nasolacrimal Drainage Obstruction

OBJECTIVES To determine the outcome and long-term efficacy of external dacryocystorhinostomy (ext-DCR) with or without bicanalicular silicon intubation in patients with functional nasolacrimal drainage obstruction (FNLDO). MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with epiphora and patent lacrimal systems on nasolacrimal irrigation were prospectively enrolled in the… CONTINUE READING