Paradigm Shifts in the Lacrimal Anatomy



Anatomical knowledge in the lacrimal drainage system is rapidly advancing year by year. This topic would need a separate update, hence I picked up two representative topics which have been believed to be gold standard, but now needs to be revised based on the recent evidence and hence the need for a paradigm shift here! The first part of this chapter deals with valvular system and second with the medical canthal tendon.


Nasolacrimal Duct Posterior Limb Eyelid Margin Anterior Limb Medial Canthus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyAichi Medical UniversityAichiJapan

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