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Laser Neocanaliculus DCR - A New Minimally Invasive Surgery for Canalicular Obstruction

  Channels: Oculoplastics | Posted 12/3/2013

A new approach to treat canalicular obstruction or fibrosis using a 20-G intravenous catheter to bypass the canaliculus occluded portion, construct a new patent canaliculus and create an osteotomy to connect to the nasal cavity. The osteotomy is possible once the Laser fiber is inserted into the catheter plastic portion previously placed in touch with the lacrimal bone.