Objectives: After this lecture, the resident/student will be able to:
1. List the parts of the lacrimal system
2. List the related nasal and sinus structures of the lacrimal system
3. Differentiate the various etiologies of tearing including:
- Abnormal lacrimal pump mechanism
- Nasolacrimal duct obstructions
Please read Chapter 13 Abnormalities of the Lacrimal Secretory and Drainage System in the Orbit, Eyelid and Lacrimal System of the BCSC series.