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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Watering : The eye may water, follow the directions given you by the surgeon. Remember not to rub or itch that area.

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Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Each : Each surgeon has his own way of doing the surgery so this is a question best directed to your surgeon. As a rule though, the eye may continue to wate ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your doc: These are great questions to ask your surgeon before you agree to surgery!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
If bothering you: The real question is whether it bothers you or not. We all may have little malfunctions, but if they aren't causing discomfort or annoyance, they can ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Perozek
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: If the blocked tear duct results in tearing down your cheek, you may need surgery. If the blocked tear duct results in infections, you may need surge ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Tear sac massage: If you roll the tip of your finger over the inner corner of the eye, nose to cheek, this presses on the tear sac located just beneath the skin. Over t ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
26 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Surgery: Surgery is needed.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Tear duct blockage: Are you concerned the tear duct blockage is due to surgery or reappearance of tumor? Need to followup with ophthalmologist to assess the tear ducts.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
It is safe!: Different parts of the eyes, and depending on the surgeon will determine which order it will be done. It's in different sections of the eye/nose compl ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cancer unlikely: Tear duct cancer is virtually unheard of. The symptoms are more likely to be due to scarring in the duct.
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A female asked:
Dr. Irina Ganelis
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Hello, The : Hello, the positive of endonasal dcr is lack of scarring. Less than 1% of patients in the studies have reported the final incision scar as unsatisfa ... Read More

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