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lacrimal

, lachrymal, lacrymal
of or relating to tears or to the glands that secrete tears

lacrimal

[′lak·rə·məl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to tears, tear ducts, or tear-secreting organs.
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The criteria for the diagnosis of FNLDO were as follows: (1) bilateral epiphora with a high tear meniscus, (2) positive FDDT findings, (3) adequate passage without reflux or resistance in the lacrimal irrigation test, and (4) absence of focal stenosis or narrowing of the lacrimal drainage system on DCG.
In this research, we aimed at evaluating clinical efficacy of medial canthoplasty-combined CDCR in patients with medial telecanthal deformities and lacrimal drainage system obstruction.
Proper management of canalicular lacerations require thorough knowledge of the anatomy of the lacrimal drainage system, eyelids and periorbital structures, careful examination for associated ocular injury and prompt referral to a team of subspecialists when complicated lacerations are encountered.
In the syringe is a radio-opaque solution, which is then squirted into the lacrimal drainage system. As the solution flows through the system, x-rays are taken to locate the solution.
Bacterial and mucopeptide concretions of the lacrimal drainage system: an analysis of 30 casesOphthal Plast Reconstt Surg.
Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is the surgical method of bypassing the distal lacrimal drainage system. An obstructed lacrimal system causes epiphora and can lead to acute or chronic dacryocystitis.
Exclusion criteria were patient with previous ocular surgery, alteration of lacrimal drainage system, or eyelid abnormalities.
Syringing To perform irrigation of the lacrimal drainage system, A patient with a normally functioning lacrimal drainage system will feel and taste the fluid passing into the nasopharynx as it is injected.