Office probing for treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in infants.

@article{Miller2014OfficePF,
  title={Office probing for treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in infants.},
  author={Aaron M. Miller and Danielle L. Chandler and Michael X. Repka and Darren L. Hoover and Katherine A. Lee and Michele B Melia and Paul J. Rychwalski and David I. Silbert and Roy W Beck and Eric R. Crouch and Sean Donahue and Jonathan M. Holmes and Graham E. Quinn and Nick A Sala and Susan Schloff and David K. Wallace and Nicole C Foster and Kevin David Frick and Richard P. Golden and Scott R. Lambert and David Robbins Tien and David Robert Weakley},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          26-30
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine whether demographic or clinical factors are associated with the outcome of office-based nasolacrimal duct probing for the treatment of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO). METHODS In two multicenter prospective studies, 384 eyes of 304 children aged 6 to <15 months with NLDO underwent a nasolacrimal duct probing performed in the office using topical anesthesia. Treatment success, defined as no clinical signs of NLDO (epiphora, increased tear lake, or mucous… CONTINUE READING
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