Before doing anything that is permanent, have you considered using Restasis for your dry eyes? I had no luck at first with Restasis, but it turned out I had not used it long eneough. Now, after using it for 2 months, I am noticing a dramatic improvement. I now do not need any eye drops or eye ointments. My bottom ducts are plugged.
I recently (Aug. 30th 2010) had Dacryocystorhinostomy surgery on my right eye. About 6 years ago, I had a staph infection that blocked my duct and the doctors finally suggested the surgery.
Moving along ... it's approximately 3 months after the surgery (Stint was taken out 2 weeks ago) and I still have a noticeable lump on the side of my nose which is hard (directly under the scar up to the inside of my eye - scarring under the skin maybe? When I touch it, it is sensitive) with times that my eye is draining and times that my eye is not draining.
Honestly, it is nice not to have white puss coming out of my eye anymore ... but now it seems I am just encountering another problem ... but with a nice big scar that looks like I am wearing glasses and taking them off all the time.
Just a bit frustrated and wanted to know of your advice or what to do in this situation.
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