Silicone intubation for the treatment of epiphora in adults with presumed functional nasolacrimal duct obstruction.

@article{Moscato2012SiliconeIF,
  title={Silicone intubation for the treatment of epiphora in adults with presumed functional nasolacrimal duct obstruction.},
  author={Eve E. Moscato and Angela M Dolmetsch and Rona Z. Silkiss and Stuart R. Seiff},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          35-9
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term efficacy of silicone intubation in adults with presumed functional nasolacrimal duct obstruction. METHODS This retrospective cohort study reviewed adults with unilateral or bilateral epiphora and presumed functional nasolacrimal duct obstruction treated with silicone intubation and followed for signs of treatment failure (defined as persistent epiphora or need for a secondary procedure). Median time to event (failure) after silicone intubation was calculated… CONTINUE READING

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