The eye must be kept moist at all times to function properly. Tear glands scattered across the surface of the eye and the lacrimal gland produce tears to lubricate the eyes. Excess tears drain into tear ducts made up of various structures: two openings (punctis), two connecting strands (canaliculi), the tear sac, the nasolacrimal duct and the Hassner valve. Each of these structures through which tears are drained can become blocked or can be malpositioned for different reasons. Tear duct surgery serves to correct these issues in order to allow tears to circulate properly again. Depending on the problem and the obstruction site, the surgery can be performed in an outpatient clinic under local anesthesia or in an operating room under general anesthesia.
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