Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction eye disease treatment in Howrah

The nasolacrimal duct obstruction is a congenital disease in children that calls for immediate nasolacrimal duct obstruction treatment in Howrah. This is a common condition as found with many children which causes excessive tearing from the eyes simply due to the blockage of the nasolacrimal duct. This disease affects nearly 20% of the children worldwide aged below years of age and is often resolved without any surgery.

As a result of such conditions, tears are produced in the eyes from the lacrimal glands and it enters the upper and lower eyelid punctum by traveling through the canaliculi to the lacrimal sac by passing through the nares via the nasolacrimal duct. Due to the obstruction tears in the eyes cannot be controlled the natural way and it can only be rectified by nasolacrimal duct obstruction treatment in Hooghly.

What are the symptoms?

The signs and symptoms of children with nasolacrimal duct obstruction visiting the eye hospital in Howrah are -

  • Excessive or abnormal tearing.
  • White part of the eyes becomes red.
  • Occurrence of eye infection or inflammations frequently.
  • Painful swelling in the eyes particularly in the corner areas.
  • Eyelids appear to be crusted.
  • Discharge of mucus or pus from the eyelids.
  • Having a blurry vision.

How the eye disease is diagnosed?

The diagnosis of nasolacrimal duct obstruction is done using a fluorescent dye disappearance test that can be conducted in the eye hospital in Hooghly in order to properly confirm the eye duct obstruction. A drop of fluorescent dye is administered into the eyes by the eye specialists or the surgeons of the eye clinic. After the application of the dye, the disappearance of the fluorescent dye from the tear is observed for about 5 minutes.

How nasolacrimal duct obstruction treated in eye clinic in Howrah?

Treatment of the nasolacrimal duct obstruction is performed by the best eye specialist in Hooghly and is done depending on what is causing the obstruction in the tear duct, like by -

  • Administering medications in order to fight any infection, and if the eye specialist finds out any kind of infection then he/she may prescribe antibiotic eye drops.
  • Prescribing dilation, probing, and flushing which is performed by the eye surgeon in Hooghly for the infants, and this process is performed under general anesthesia.
  • Stenting, which is usually done by inserting a tube made out of silicone through the corner of the eyelid.

Why should you choose Drishtideep?

Drishtideep Eye Institute is the state-of-the-art eye care service provider and the best eye clinic in Howrah. This institute has served many patients especially infants with nasolacrimal duct obstruction to date by using the scientifically-advanced technology and with tender love and care. This eye care facility has successfully treated many duct obstruction cases by incorporating the latest technology and also provides the best eye treatments cost-effectively. Whatever be the issues regarding eyes Drishtideep has got everything covered for you.

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