University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Jordan M. Graff, MD, University of Iowa

Category: Oculoplastics

Jones Tube

Jones Tube

Jones tube (pyrex tube) may be used to reconstruct a functional lacrimal system. In this patient, tumor removal resulted in irreparable damage to the lacrimal system.

In cases where pigtail probe repair or Crawford stenting cannot be performed, pyrex tubing such as this Jones tube may be used to reconstruct functional lacrimal drainage.

Jones Tube

See EyeRounds case #26 for further discussion of canalicular repair and reconstruction

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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