Jun 302016
 
What went wrong here; Px 70 female with epiphora for 6/12 left eye. Referred to me by local optom for “sryinging”. Examined – obvious epiphora and normal lid position.  Added anaesthesia (lidocaine + fluoro), opened inferior puncti and inserted lacrimal sryinge. Pushed plunger – saline seems to be going in nicely but patient says cant [...]

Epiphora

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Sep 072015
 
I have a Px c/o constant (but variable) unilateral epiphora (RE) The lower puncta of that eye looks to close up or collapse on itself. With a little tension applied to the lower lid it opens up. I had a go with the dilator and it opened the puncta up temporarily – however about 10 [...]