LACRIMAL (TEAR DUCT) SURGERY

SERVING PATIENTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY AND IN TEMECULA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Excessive tearing (referred to as epiphora) may occur due to eyelid malposition or as a result of blockage in the tear drainage system. Dr. Abboud will evaluate the cause of your excessive tearing in clinic to determine the cause 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, if necessary. 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.  [LEARN MORE]

 

PUNCTOPLASTY

Reshaping the aperture of the tear duct opening for the treatment of excessive tearing. 

PUNCTAL CAUTERY

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. 

 

SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Abboud at our office in Del Mar or in Temecula Valley, California.

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