LACRIMAL (TEAR DUCT) SURGERY
Excessive tearing, also known as epiphora, may be caused by eyelid malposition or a blockage in the tear drainage system. During your clinic visit, Dr. Abboud will carefully assess the underlying cause of your excessive tearing and discuss treatment options with you. As an oculoplastic surgeon, he is uniquely qualified to treat diseases of the lacrimal system and surgically correct problems with tear drainage, when required. He specializes in the following lacrimal procedures:
SURGICAL TREATMENT OF BLOCKED TEAR DRAINAGE SYSTEM
Treatment of excessive tearing with endoscopic or external dacryocystorhinostomy - DCR and lacrimal intubation. [LEARN MORE]
EXCISION OF TEAR DUCT CANCERS
Surgical treatment of tear duct tumors.
RECONSTRUCTION OF THE LACRIMAL SYSTEM
Repair and reconstruction of the tear drainage system after trauma or cancer removal.
MANAGEMENT OF CONGENITAL BLOCKED TEAR DUCT
Treatment of newborn tearing and congenital blocked tear ducts.
Reshaping the aperture of the tear duct opening for the treatment of excessive tearing.
Permanent closure of the tear duct opening for the treatment of severe dry eyes.
LACRIMAL SURGERY CONSULTATION
If you require lacrimal surgery and would like to have an in-person consultation with Dr. Abboud, please contact us to schedule an appointment and learn more.