Fluorescein dye test (Jones I and II) or dacryocystography
are no longer performed routinely.
Canaliculitis is a condition that can easily be diagnosed with a careful clinical examination, without the need for detailed examinations like dacryocystography
Various studies employed dacryocystography
and computed tomography (CT ) scan imaging.
Failed endoscopic DCR patients underwent dacryocystography
post-operatively which showed blockage of neo-ostium.
3 The dacryocystography
is a simple, safe and standardized diagnostic procedure which, easily and accurately defines these obstructions and is less time consuming and less annoying to the patients with practically no complications.
The workup included dacryocystography
, an ophthalmologic consultation, and three-dimensional computed tomography (CT).
is also helpful in the diagnosis of diverticula, fistulae and filling defects caused by stones or tumours.
Imaging with dacryocystography
or dacryoscintigraphy may provide further information for diagnosis and management.
The foreign body was detected on dacryocystography
and removed during dacryocystorhinostomy.
The objective evaluation postoperatively can be made by various methods including dacryocystography
, but in our study we used symptomatic and endoscopic assessment in all patients to measure outcome.
was performed in selected patients if needed.
Diagnosis was done on the basis of clinical examination like regurgitation test and syringing and sometimes dacryocystography