Specialty Physician Consultation – 1-hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations for Scintillography. Quantitative lacrimal scintillography is a useful clinical procedure in assessing lacrimal drainage function in patients with epiphora.
Epiphora is an overflow of tears onto the face.
A clinical sign or condition that constitutes insufficient tear film drainage from the eyes in that tears will drain down the face rather than through the nasolacrimal system. Causes of epiphora include ocular irritation and inflammation and obstructed tear outflow tract and in neonates or infants the failure of the nasolacrimal duct to open.
The total cost includes a one-hour consultation with a specialist. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.