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Cannulating tear duct

The nasal section of the nasolacrimal duct can be flushed thoroughly if the cannula can be threaded through the lacrimal foramen. In many cases of dacryocystitis the duct has dilated and burst so pus fills the ventral recess of the maxillary sinus. This requires general anaesthesia to flush the duct thoroughly
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