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Congenital Lacrimal Obstruction
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 20:45

 

What is a Congenital Lacrimal Obstruction? What is the treatment for a Congenital Lacrimal Obstruction?

 

Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstructions are common in newborn infants. This condition will often resolve in 3-6 months without treatment. Infants will often tear excessively. This is a fairly benign condition. An in office procedure called probing and irrigation can be done.

 

Treatment

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Probing and irrigation of the duct

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:11
 

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