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December 1983

A New Modification of the Standard Lacrimal Groove Director for Nasolacrimal Intubation

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Oncology Services, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(12):1938-1939. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020940023

• We devised a new lacrimal groove director, designed for the atraumatic and easy retrieval of the Crawford metal probe. This instrument alleviates many of the problems encountered with the use of the Crawford hook.

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