Conditions We Treat: Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
The experts in the Sinus Center collaborate with their colleagues at the Wilmer Eye Instituteto surgically manage patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Nasolacrimal duct obstruction is a condition in which tears do not drain properly from the eye into the nose, because of a blockage of the tear ducts.
Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction: What You Need to Know
Symptoms of nasolacrimal duct obstruction include constant and severe tearing and recurrent eye and tear duct infections (dacryocystitis).
Patients in whom this condition is suspected should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist who can make the diagnosis of nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
The experts in the Sinus Center collaborate with their colleagues at the Wilmer Eye Institute to surgically manage patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Pre-surgical evaluation of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in the Sinus Center involves a thorough physical examination, nasal endoscopy and a CT scan.