Ocular adnexal surgery comprises both lacrimal and eyelid surgery. This fi rst chapter is a general introducti on of the subjects, outlined in this thesis. The essenti als of the anatomy and physiology of the lacrimal drainage system are summarized. Primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstructi on is defi ned and diff erent treatment opti ons are discussed. The normal upper eyelid anatomy is briefl y described and diff erent eyelid abnormaliti es together with their treatment possibiliti es are discussed.

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Prof Dr Henkes Stichting, Rotterdamse Vereniging Blindenbelangen, Alcon Nederland BV, Allergan BV, AMO Netherlands BV, DORC Internati onal, JE Jurriaanse Stichting, Laméris Ootech BV, Landelijke Sti chti ng voor Blinden en Slechtzienden, Oculenti Contactlenspraktijken, Pfizer BV, Rockmed BV, Stichting Blindenhulp, Stichting tot Verbetering van het Lot der Blinden in Nederland, Thea Pharma, Ursapharm Benelux BV
G. van Rij (Gabriel)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Bleyen, I. (2010, January 28). Perspectives on Ocular Adnexal Surgeries. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/17897