How is dacryocystitis prevented?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Grant D Gilliland, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Answer

Nasal hygiene with saline spray may help delay distal lacrimal outflow obstruction.

Infrequently, eyelid hygiene, including warm compresses and eyelid scrubs, may prevent some cases of dacryocystitis.


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