Final nasolacrimal ostium after external dacryocystorhinostomy.

  title={Final nasolacrimal ostium after external dacryocystorhinostomy.},
  author={B{\"u}lent Yazici and Zeynep Yazici},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={121 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the nasolacrimal ostium created after successful external dacryocystorhinostomy. METHODS This prospective study included 41 successful primary external dacryocystorhinostomies performed in 41 patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction (33 women and 8 men; age range, 19-75 years). The dimensions of osteotomy were measured during surgery. Patients alternately underwent either anterior only or anterior and posterior flap anastomosis between the lacrimal sac and the nasal… CONTINUE READING