EYE DISEASES : EVERSION OF THE LACRIMAL PUNCTUM (ECTROPIUM PUNCTILACRIMALIS) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Weak degree of ectropion of any origin; old sagging of the lower eyelid.
Symptoms. Lacrimal point is not submerged in the lacrimal lake, is pushed up or forward. Sagging of the century and the lacrimal punctum is especially noticeable when the patient looks up with a tilted head. Persistent tearing.
For. The change persistent. Prolonged existence maceration of the skin, scarring her, which leads to the strengthening of the inversion.
From inflammation and narrowing of the lacrimal ducts is characterized by lack of secretion from the lacrimal point with pressure on the region of the lacrimal SAC.
Treatment operative. In low degrees - adrenaline in the conjunctival SAC and in the corresponding nostril. If that's not enough, the splitting of the lacrimal punctum Weber knife in a direction inwards or operation (Pogosova, Tikhomirov).