Blocked tear duct surgery in Iran

Blocked tear duct surgery in Iran

Blocked tear duct surgery in Iran

When you have a blocked tear duct, your tears can't drain normally, leaving you with a watery, irritated eye. Blocked tear ducts are caused by a partial or complete obstruction in the tear drainage system.

Blocked tear ducts are common in newborns, but they usually get better without any treatment during the first year of life. In adults, a blocked tear duct may be due to an injury, infection or a tumor.

A blocked tear duct almost always is correctable. Treatment depends on the cause of the blockage and your age.


Signs and symptoms may be caused by the blocked tear duct or from an infection that develops because of the blockage. Look for:

Excessive tearing
Recurrent eye inflammation (conjunctivitis)
Recurrent eye infections
Painful swelling near the inside corner of the eye
Mucus or pus discharge from the lids and surface of the eye
Blurred vision

iranian surgeryCauses

The lacrimal glands produce most of your tears. These glands are located inside the upper lids above each eye. Normally, tears flow from the lacrimal glands over the surface of your eye. Tears drain into tiny holes (puncta) located in the corners of your upper and lower eyelids.

Your eyelids have small canals (canaliculi) that move tears to a sac where the lids are attached to the side of the nose (lacrimal sac). From there, tears travel down a duct (the nasolacrimal duct) draining into your nose. Once in the nose, tears are reabsorbed.

A blockage can occur at any point in the tear drainage system, from the puncta to your nose. When that happens, your tears don't drain properly, giving you watery eyes and increasing your risk of eye infections and inflammation.

Blocked tear ducts can happen at any age. They may even be present at birth (congenital). Causes include:

Congenital blockage. Many infants are born with a blocked tear duct. The tear drainage system may not be fully developed or there may be a duct abnormality. A thin tissue membrane often remains over the opening that empties into the nose (nasolacrimal duct) in congenitally blocked tear ducts. This usually opens spontaneously during the first or second month of life.
Age-related changes. As you age, the punctal openings may get narrower, causing partial blockage that slows the flow of tears into the nose, resulting in tearing. Total blockage of the punctal openings also may occur.
Eye infections or inflammation. Chronic infections and inflammation of your eyes, tear drainage system or nose can cause your tear ducts to become blocked.
Facial injuries or trauma. An injury to your face can cause bone damage near the drainage system, disrupting the normal flow of tears through the ducts.
Tumors. Nasal, sinus or lacrimal sac tumors can occur along the tear drainage system, blocking it as they grow larger.
Topical medications. Rarely, long-term use of certain topical medications, such as some of those that treat glaucoma, can cause a blocked tear duct.
Cancer treatments. A blocked tear duct is a possible side effect of chemotherapy medication and radiation treatment for cancer.


Certain factors increase your risk of developing a blocked tear duct:

Age and sex. Older women are at highest risk of developing blocked tear ducts due to age-related changes.
Chronic eye inflammation. If your eyes are continually irritated, red and inflamed (conjunctivitis), you're at higher risk of developing a blocked tear duct.
Previous surgery. Previous eye, eyelid, nasal or sinus surgery may have caused some scarring of the duct system, possibly resulting in a blocked tear duct later.
Glaucoma. Anti-glaucoma medications are often used topically on the eye. If you've used these or other topical eye medications, you're at higher risk of developing a blocked tear duct.
Previous cancer treatment. If you've had radiation or chemotherapy to treat cancer, particularly if the radiation was focused on your face or head, you're at higher risk of developing a blocked tear duct.


There's no known way to prevent a congenital blocked tear duct. To reduce your risk of developing a blocked tear duct later in life, be sure you get prompt treatment of eye inflammation or infections. Follow these tips to avoid eye infections in the first place:

Avoid contact with children and adults who have pink eye (conjunctivitis).
Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
Try not to rub your eyes.
Replace your eyeliner and mascara regularly, and never share these cosmetics with others.
If you wear contact lenses, keep them clean according to recommendations provided by the manufacturer and your eye care specialist.

I decided to do Blocked tear duct surgery in Iran. What should I do?

You do not need to worry about Nasolacrimal duct obstruction Treatment in iran  until you pay more attention to all these issues before proceeding. The important thing is to find a Hospital And surgeon . If you are looking for Nasolacrimal duct obstruction Treatment in Iran , you can contact us and Get free consultation from Iranian surgery.

The Blocked tear duct surgery Process in Iran

Just like any other surgery, you should check your medical records with a professional doctor. To do this, you must send us all your medical files and medical IDs. We will connect you with the best doctors, hospitals and clinics in Iran, and then you can ask any questions you have in mind.

By traveling to Iran, you can save the most money and get the highest quality Nasolacrimal duct obstruction .

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Priority should be given before Blocked tear duct surgery  in Iran

  • Consultation with eye surgeon before traveling to Iran
  • Estimated cost of surgery in Iran
  • Duration of treatment in Iran
  • Travel expenses to Iran.

Does Blocked tear duct surgery cost in Iran less than other countries?

Low price is one of the most important features of Nasolacrimal duct obstruction Treatment  in Iran. This is because the cost is less than 100 to 300 percent of the price of in Europe, Turkey, Qatar and the United States, while maintaining the same efficiency.

Who is the best surgeon in Blocked tear duct surgery in Iran?

Most surgeons in Eye in Iran have high experience in Eye surgery.

Most Iranian beauty surgeons graduate from reputable American and European universities and have enough experience to do so.

Blocked tear duct surgery Package  In  Iran

We offer the best  Nasolacrimal duct obstruction Treatment  Package in iran at the most affordable prices. Nasolacrimal duct obstruction Treatment Package in iran includes flight ticket, hotel, pick up, clinic and transfer.

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10 common question about tear duct surgery

1How is tear duct surgery performed?
A DCR is performed through a skin incision, which is made on the side of the nose. ... In some people, during surgery, a clear plastic tube is placed from the inside corner of the eye into the nose. The tube is used to stent the tear drainage system and prevent scarring.
2Is tear duct surgery painful?
It may be uncomfortable for the first few days, but will get better as time passes. Do not move it around. Sometimes, the tube can come part or all of the way out of the tear duct. Don't worry.
3How do you unclog a tear duct?
Carefully clean the eyelids using a warm, wet washcloth if tears build up and leave crusts. For infants, you may try gently massaging the area 2 to 3 times a day. Using a clean finger, rub the area from the inside corner of the eye toward the nose. This may help to open the tear duct.
4Is a blocked tear duct painful?
The most common symptom of a blocked tear duct is watery eyes and tears streaming from the eyes. Other symptoms of a blocked tear duct can include: redness and irritation of the affected eye. ... pain and swelling of the inside corner of the eye.
5What is the surgery for blocked tear duct?
The surgery that's commonly used to treat blocked tear ducts is called dacryocystorhinostomy (DAK-ree-oh-sis-toe-rye-nohs-tuh-me). This procedure opens the passageway for tears to drain out your nose again. First you're given a general anesthetic, or a local anesthetic if it's performed as an outpatient procedure.
6How long does blocked tear duct surgery take?
The procedure takes about an hour. The tubes stay in place for three to six months to open up the ducts and let tears drain. Intubation can cause side effects such as: A stuffy nose (saline drops can help relieve the congestion)
7Do tear ducts drain into sinuses?
The duct begins in the eye socket between the maxillary and lacrimal bones, from where it passes downwards and backwards. ... Excess tears flow through nasolacrimal duct which drains into the inferior nasal meatus.
8Are Blocked tear ducts contagious?
Pink eye is highly contagious and easily spreads from one person to another. In contrast, blocked tear ducts happen to infants due to something getting stuck inside the tear duct preventing the normal flow of tears and the fluid around the eyelid.
9How do I know if my tear ducts are blocked?
Signs and symptoms of a blocked tear duct include: Excessive tearing. Redness of the white part of the eye. ... Mucus or pus discharge from the lids and surface of the eye.
10How can I unclog my eye glands?
Poor secretions should be treated by lid hygiene and massaged with a moist cotton tip in order to remove debris from the eye and increase blood flow so as to open up occluded meibomian glands. Warm compresses will also unblock the glands, as a higher compress temperature will liquefy viscous meibum.


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