• A study was undertaken to test the validity of the belief that lacrimal apparatus injury is common in patients who undergo a cosmetic rhinoplasty. Dacryocystography was done in 15 patients immediately following the lateral osteotomy, and there was no evidence of lacrimal sac injury or extravasation of the dye in any patient.
(Arch Otolaryngol 105:719-720, 1979)
Lavine DM, Lehman JA, Jackson T. Is the Lacrimal Apparatus Injured Following Cosmetic Rhinoplasty? Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(12):719–720. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790240033007
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