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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Jones Tube

Jones Tube

Category(ies): Oculoplastics
Contributor: Jordan Graff, MD

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.