Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

CLINICAL PRACTICE
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 191--195

External dacryocystorhinostomy: Tips and tricks


Mohammad Javed Ali, Milind N Naik, Santosh G Honavar 
 Ophthalmic Plastics Service, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Mohammad Javed Ali
Dacryology Service, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Road No 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Andhra Pradesh
India

Dacryocystorhinostomy or DCR is one of the most common oculoplastics surgery performed. It is a bypass procedure that creates an anastomosis between the lacrimal sac and the nasal mucosa via a bony ostium. It may be performed through an external skin incision or intranasally with or without endoscopic visualization. This article will discuss the indications, goals, and simple techniques for a successful outcome of an external DCR.


How to cite this article:
Ali MJ, Naik MN, Honavar SG. External dacryocystorhinostomy: Tips and tricks.Oman J Ophthalmol 2012;5:191-195


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Ali MJ, Naik MN, Honavar SG. External dacryocystorhinostomy: Tips and tricks. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Nov 28 ];5:191-195
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