What is Tear duct balloon catheter dilation?

Category: Procedures


Balloon catheter dilation opens tear drainage passages that are narrowed or blocked by scarring, inflammation and other acquired conditions. A catheter with a deflated balloon is threaded through the lower nasolacrimal duct in the nose. THe ballon is then inflated and deflated.

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