Lacrimal Duct Obstruction


Lacrimal Duct Obstruction, Dacryostenosis, Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

  • Definitions
  • Dacryostenosis
  1. Blocked tear ducts
  • Signs
  1. Common in infants, with a build-up of yellow, sticky, non-purulent secretions
  • Management
  1. Infants respond to warm washcloth massage of inner canthus
  2. Adults should be evaluated by ophthalmology
  • Complications