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December 1976

Lacrimal Trephine

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, and the Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(12):2155-2156. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040815016

• This article introduces a surgical instrument that facilitates treatment of obstructions of the common canaliculus or the internal canalicular punctum and which can be used with failure of dacryocystorhinostomy secondary to a membrane formation in the area of nasolacrimal anastomosis.