TABLE 1

Treatment Modalities and Success (Resolution of Dacryocystocele) Achieved With Each

TreatmentEyes, n (%)Success, Eyes, n (%)
Surgical intervention36 (78.2)36 (100.0)
    Clinic probe17 (37.0)13 (76.5)
    Operating room probe23 (50.0)15 (65.2)
    Marsupialization of cyst8 (17.4)8 (100.0)
Medical intervention
    Massage and/or topical antibiotics (no systemic antibiotics)6 (13.0)2 (33.3)
    Systemic antibiotics ± topical antibiotics or massage31 (67.4)8 (25.8)