The Ophthalmology Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
The Ophthalmology Department, SarawakGeneralHospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Photo by Professor Chua
This 50 year-old man complained of recurrent
left epiphora. The punctum and the lower eyelid were in good position. The
tone of the lower eyelid was normal. Syringing was difficult due to a small
punctum but otherwise the nasolacrimal duct was patent. A 2-snip operation
was performed to facilitate the tear drainage. The epiphora resolved at the
Tight lower punctum.
A pair of Vennar scissors were used to
perform the 2-snip operation.