What is the role of Schirmer basic secretor testing in the workup of dacryocystitis?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Grant D Gilliland, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Ensure that epiphora is not related to hypersecretion or abnormal lid function or position.

Baseline tear secretion can be measured with the Schirmer basic secretor test.


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