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Probing yields high success rate in young children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction

November 12, 2014

Primary probing in children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction who were 2 to 3 years of age showed a higher success rate than older age groups, according to a study.

The prospective study included 343 patients: 217 in the 2- to 3-year-old group, 98 in the 3- to 4-year-old group and 28 in the 4- to 5-year-old group. Patients were placed under general anesthesia and underwent probing of the nasolacrimal system and irrigation.

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Probing yields high success rate in young children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction

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