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Dacryocystorhinostomy: Dacryocystorhinostomy is surgery to create a new tear duct to replace an obstructed nasolacrimal duct that drains tears into the nasal cavity.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Dacryocystorhinostomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Dacryocystorhinostomy:

  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Congenital nasolacrimal duct defect

Other Surgical Options: Dacryocystorhinostomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Dacryocystorhinostomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Dacryocystorhinostomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Dacryocystorhinostomy may include:

  • Local anesthesia and sedation or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Dacryocystorhinostomy

Possible surgical complications of Dacryocystorhinostomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Dacryocystorhinostomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.

Dacryocystorhinostomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Dacryocystorhinostomy: One week.

Dacryocystorhinostomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Dacryocystorhinostomy) include:

  • DCR

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