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Clinical Scenarios: Tear Duct Surgery

All clinical photographs are actual patients of Dr. Klapper.

Female, 41 years old

After Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) Surgery

Scar appearance 6 months after right DCR

Female, 68 years old

Dacryocystitis, bilateral

Bilateral swelling, redness, tenderness in medial canthal area (inside corner of eye/side of nose)

Female, 24 years old

After Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) Surgery

Scar appearance 7 months after left DCR

Female, 54 years old

Canalicular Dacryoliths (stones)

Stones (deposits) removed during left lower eyelid punctoplasty (widening of tear duct opening in eyelid)

Female, 32 years old

Left Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

Scar appearance 6 months after left DCR

Female, 49 years old

Left Dacryocystocele (Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction)

Medial canthal (inside corner of eye/side of nose) fullness from fluid collection in left lacrimal sac

About the Surgery

"I could tell you 'Thank you' a million times and it still would not be enough to repay you for what you did for us! We very much appreciate you for taking great care of our son."
— Beth —
"A quick note of thanks for all of your efforts on my behalf in regard to my eyebrow work. Your entire organization deserves an A+ from my experience."
— Walter —
"In a time of fear, chaos, and pain you have provided us with some much needed comfort and reassurance. We appreciate the opportunity to have become your patient."
— Kelly —
"I love the way I look after only 3 months and I have had amazed looks and interesting and positive comments from friends and family. Thank you so much for your wonderful care."
— Judy —
"Just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate all you've done for our family, especially our son. You are according to him, AWESOME!"
— Max's family —
"I've never had such a good time in surgery. I want to thank everyone who cared for me, but a very special thanks to Dr. Klapper."
— Linda —
"I just wanted to say thank you for my new eyes. I can't believe the difference that it has made. You were all so kind and I appreciate your patience. You are the best!"
— Vicki —
"You are so patient with all my many questions, and you deserve many plaudits for your warm and friendly 'bedside manner' and your ability to explain so well."
— Faye —

Dr. Klapper treats disorders, injuries, and other abnormalities of the eyelids, eyebrow, tear duct system, eye socket, and adjacent areas of the mid and upper face.

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