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dacryocystorhinostomy complications

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Mostly failure: Dacryocystorhinostomy is a procedure to replace a blocked tear drainage from the eyes to the nose. The most common problem is failure, that is blocka ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
DCR: This is a procedure to replace a blocked tear outflow tract (into the nose) by creating a window from the eye (lacrimal) canals into the nose which by ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Tear canal blockage: This is the procedure to substitute for the natural drainage of tears from eye to nose which can be obstructed sometimes spontaneously or by trauma. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
3 months is typical: A dacryocystorhinostomy involves the acute surgery, from which recovery is 1-2 weeks and a 3-6 month interval for the new tear drainage tunnel to deve ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Blockage: This procedure, termed a dcr, bypasses a blocked tear plumbing system that ordinary carries tears into the nose from the eye (s). The indication is b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Can be either: eye doctor performs external ENT doctor performs endoscopic You choose!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Endoscopic: Endoscopic is less traumatizing with faster recovery time. It is trickier and requires more perfect anatomy to get good results. External exposes al ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Rarely: This operation is rarely needed in elderly people.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Infectious disease: Best to querry travel advisory regarding endemic disease ie malaria and take appropiate precautions.
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