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February 1983

Jones' TubesHow Good Are They?

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland. Dr Lamping is currently with the Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(2):260-261. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040010262016

• Jones' tubes were placed in 40 patients with canalicular obstruction and epiphora. Thirty of 35 patients (85.7%) followed up for two to 86 months had good results. There were five failures due to granulation tissue formation, diplopia, and patient dissatisfaction.