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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

To study the long term outcomes of external dacryocystorhinostomy: A retrospective study

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Author Details: Prakash Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Bimal Chandra

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-5016

Print ISSN : 2581-5024

Article First Page : 130

Article End Page : 132


This retrospective study describes the surgical outcomes of primary external DCR. We reviewed the medical records of total twenty four patients who had undergone primary external DCR in the last two year period in our institution. The evaluation included the following parameters: age, gender, duration of disease, surgical outcome, complication rate, and patient satisfaction. The followup period was up to one years after surgery. Procedure success rate was 91.66% with fair amount of patient satisfaction.