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What is dacrocystitis? what cures it?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
When the tear drain: age duct is blocked or inflamed from obstruction. Little 'stones' or dacryoliths can block the drainage. Removing the stones or what looks like sand by Dacryocystectomy or opening the drain surgically, and placing spaghetti like plastic tubing in place to keep it open is curative. It's a quick procedure and safe.
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