Results of nonendoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy

  title={Results of nonendoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy},
  author={Passorn Preechawai},
  booktitle={Clinical ophthalmology},
BACKGROUND Surgical scarring on the face and disrupted anatomy in the medial canthal area following external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) can be avoided by an endonasal approach. This study examined the outcome of direct visualization endonasal DCR, performed by young surgeons and residents. METHODS A retrospective case series of 75 consecutive endonasal DCRs performed under direct visualization from July 2002 to July 2004 were reviewed. Surgery was performed by surgeons and residents who had… CONTINUE READING