Nasolacrimal Probing and Intubation



Inferior Turbinate Nasolacrimal Duct Silastic Tube Lacrimal System Operating Room Table 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oculoplastic and Orbital SurgeryOphthalmic Hospital DardenneBonnGermany
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology Oculoplastic and Orbital SurgeryNew York Eye and Ear Infirmary/St. Luke’s — Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA

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