Dacryocystitis is a commonly found eye issue in infants and adults over 40 years. It is an infection that develops in the tear sacs or lacrimal sacs in the inner corner of the eye. The usual reason behind dacryocystitis is the blockage of the nasolacrimal duct. Dr. Avani Ghodgaonkar one of the best eye surgeons in Indore shares some FAQ’s about this disease and treatment for Dacryocystitis in Indore.
Dacryocystitis is an infection of the tear (lacrimal) sac that usually occurs because of obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct. The obstruction may be due to trauma, infection, inflammation, neoplasm, or mechanical obstruction. It may be acute or chronic in nature and may be congenital in a few cases.
Symptoms of Chronic Dacryocystitis
Pain, redness and swelling of the lower eyelid at the inner corner of the eye
Pus or discharge from the eye
Obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct leads to this infection in majority of the cases, which may be idiopathic or secondary in nature.
– Clinical evaluation
– Dacryocystography and dacryoscintigraphy
– Dye disappearance test
– Heat application
– Abscess drainage
– Systemic antibiotics
– DCR (dacryocystorhinostomy)
Treatment for Dacryocystitis in indore
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