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Understanding Tear Drain Surgery

Tear drain surgery, also known as dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR), is a specialized procedure designed to address issues related to the tear drainage system, typically when there's a blockage in the tear ducts. This surgery is essential for relieving symptoms and preventing complications associated with tear duct obstruction.

Root Causes

Tear duct obstruction can be caused by chronic infections, inflammation, trauma, or congenital factors. This obstruction leads to watery eyes, recurrent eye infections, and discomfort, impacting daily activities and eye health.

Identifiable Effects and Symptoms

The procedure's effects include:

  • Restoration of proper tear drainage, reducing tear overflow.

  • Alleviation of recurrent infections and inflammation.

  • Improvement in overall comfort and quality of life.

Effective Treatment Approach

Tear drain surgery typically involves creating a new pathway for tears to drain from the eye into the nose, bypassing the blocked duct. This can be achieved through various surgical techniques, often using a small incision and sometimes with the aid of endoscopic equipment. The procedure is usually performed under local or general anesthesia, depending on the complexity and patient preference.

Our Dedication to Quality Care

Our clinic specializes in personalized tear drain surgery, tailoring treatments to each patient's specific condition and needs. Our experienced surgical team employs the latest techniques and technology to achieve effective outcomes, focusing on restoring normal function and relieving symptoms.

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