Hi there just coming back to say I finally had my tear duct surgery. It was an endoscopic dcr which makes a new tunnel between the inside of the nose and the tear duct. Turns out I had a stone that totally filled my lacrimal sac so definity better out than in! The stone's a bit like a gall stone but made of calcium deposits...
Peripheral and axial AS diagnosed October 2011 aged 50, more than 15 years after the symptoms started. Also PCOS, GERD/oesophagitis/dysphagia, IBS, asthma,chronic rhinitis. Taking enbrel, methotrexate, folic acid, omeprazole, vitamin D, metformin, steroid inhaler and eating low starch/low GI.