FEB 04, 2021
Lacrimal Disorders, Oculoplastics, Oculoplastics/Orbit, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus
In this 1-Minute Video, Dr. H. Joon Kim offers pearls for managing congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO). Approximately 95% of cases will resolve by 12 months, so she typically employs observation with massage. However, for cases that do not spontaneously resolve by 12 to 24 months, clinicians can consider surgical interventions such as surgery supplemented by inferior turbinate infracture and balloon dacryoplasty.
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