Surgical Technique and Preliminary Results of Transcanalicular Endoscopic Lacrimal Duct Recanalization and Balloon Dacryo-plasty with Silicone Intubation in Filipino Patients with Complete Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

@inproceedings{Javate2015SurgicalTA,
  title={Surgical Technique and Preliminary Results of Transcanalicular Endoscopic Lacrimal Duct Recanalization and Balloon Dacryo-plasty with Silicone Intubation in Filipino Patients with Complete Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction},
  author={Reynaldo M. Javate and Jomael Leandro T. Roxas},
  year={2015}
}
Objective: To describe the surgical technique of transcanalicular endoscopic lacrimal duct recanalization (TELDR) with balloon dacryoplasty and silicone intubation in patients with complete nasolacrimal duct obstruction and assess their effectivity. Methods: Ten lacrimal systems from eight patients diagnosed with complete nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) underwent TELDR and balloon dacryoplasty with silicone intubation. Results: All 10 lacrimal systems from eight patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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