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Lacrimal Apparatus

Known as: Apparatus lacrimalis, Apparatus, Lacrimal, lacrimal system 
The tear-forming and tear-conducting system which includes the lacrimal glands, eyelid margins, conjunctival sac, and the tear drainage system.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Malignant epithelial neoplasms of the lacrimal apparatus are rare and are typically treated with surgery and occasionally… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
PURPOSE To compare success rates of external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) and endoscopic endonasal DCR for acquired nasolacrimal… 
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Review
1997
Review
1997
OBJECTIVE To review the intraoperative and postoperative complications of the transconjunctival approach, as well as their… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Purpose: To measure anterior chamber bacterial and fungal contamination at the beginning and end of cataract surgery with… 
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Section I: Sinonasal Cavities Embryology and Congenital Lesions Anatomy and Physiology The Osteomeatal Complex Postoperative… 
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The lacrimal apparatus The lacrimal system consists of: 1Secretory portion: Comprises the following: aThe lacrimal gland: Which… 
Review
1982
Review
1982
A brief review of the anatomy of the eye, the eyelid, and the lacrimal system provides reference material for the articles that… 
Review
1977
Review
1977
The conditions of tear film formation and stability are governed by the surface chemical characteristics of the tear film system… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
It maybe difficult to maintain the patency of the lacrimal system in some cases of congenital obstruction after chronic infection… 
Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
  • L. T. Jones
  • Archives of ophthalmology
  • 1961
  • Corpus ID: 44363210
The title of this paper is somewhat ambiguous in that the eyelids are actually an integral part of the lacrimal system. A better…