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Management of unsuccessful lacrimal surgery.
  1. R A Welham and
  2. A E Wulc

    Abstract

    Two hundred and eight cases of failed dacryocystorhinostomy presenting to the Lacrimal Clinic at Moorfields Eye Hospital between 1970 and 1985 were reviewed. All cases underwent a further operation. The reasons for failure were usually apparent on reoperation. The surgical technique is described. A second dacryocystorhinostomy is a highly successful technique that spares both patient and surgeon the lifelong commitment to a bypass tube.

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