Lacrimal system surgery is among the most common procedures performed by oculoplastic surgeons. Surgical intervention ranges from probing and intubation of blocked nasolacrimal ducts to endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy.
There are few recently published textbooks dedicated to lacrimal surgery. The editors have chosen, in The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, to address the complete range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume. By broadening the scope of the subject, the editors hope to meet the needs of ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, oral maxillofacial and plastic surgeons who perform lacrimal procedures, oculoplastic fellows who are mastering the nuances of these procedures, and experts interested in learning about the most recent modifications in techniques.
While there are books that review lacrimal surgery as a portion of occuloplastic practice, The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, Second Edition, addresses the range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume. Building off of the success of the first edition, this text includes significantly updated information, as well as new chapters that are complete with high quality color images and illustrations.Lacrimal surgeries are among the most commonly performed ones in occulopastic surgery. The procedures range from unblocking tear ducts in small children with congenital dysmorphology, to correcting dry eye through surgery. As with many of these procedures, the disorders sound minor but the patients' lives are seriously affected. By broadening the scope of the subject, the editors of The Lacrimal System, Second Edition meet the needs of oculoplastic surgeons, ophthalmologists, residents and fellows who are learning these special procedures.?