Laser-Assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy



Middle Turbinate Nasolacrimal Duct Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Light Pipe Proximal Obstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Queen’s Medical CentreUniversity HospitalNottinghamUK

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