Infection of lacrimal sac
Tender, red, swelling at medical canthus
Canaliculitis - has less pain, and less swelling than dacryocystitis
Initial treatment - topical warm compresses + oral
Secondary - if initial treatment unsuccessful, perform incision &
DCR - performed after acute infection controlled. Should not
be delayed because of risk of relapsing infection. Also treatment of
choice for Chronic Dacryocystitis.