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July 1986

The Punctum Pucker Procedure for Stenosis of the Lacrimal Punctum

Author Affiliations

From The Boston Eye Research Institute, Waltham, Mass.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(7):1086-1087. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050190144055

• Stenosis of the lacrimal punctum can be caused by a variety of factors. The Jones one-snip procedure has emerged as the treatment of choice for stenosis that is unresponsive to punctal dilation. A procedure is presented herein that should augment the success rate of the Jones one-snip operation.