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How long is DCR surgery?

Tear duct surgery, or dacryocystorhinostomy, is a short operation that takes about 30 minutes. Most patients can go home the same day as the procedure. However, the underlying cause of your tear duct blockage may affect the length of the surgery. You can check the cost of tear duct surgery before you go to your doctor’s office.

What is involved in tear duct drainage tract surgery?

Is tear duct drainage surgery painful?

Is tear duct surgery necessary?

Will a blocked tear duct fix itself?

How long does it take to recover from tear duct drainage tract surgery?

What can you not do after DCR surgery?

* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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