Disorders of the Upper Lacrimal System

  • Mohammad Javed Ali


Proximal lacrimal outflow disorders are sparsely documented in the literature [1–9]. Disorders of the upper lacrimal system pose much more challenges in terms of management as compared to the lower system. These disorders can be broadly classified as congenital or acquired. In order to simplify this topic, we will broadly discuss it under the following three headings:


Nasolacrimal Duct Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy External Membrane Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Lacrimal System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dacryology ServiceL.V. Prasad Eye InstituteBanjara Hills, HyderabadIndia

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