Table 2: Surgical outcomes following placement of 49 Mini-Monoka monocanalicular stents in 48 patients with canalicular lacerations.

FeatureNumber (% or range)

Mean duration of stent20.2 weeks (3–25 weeks)
Mean follow-up14.5 months (6–18.5 months)
Distance from laceration to punctum
 Shallow laceration group: <4 mm (0%)
 Moderate laceration group: 4–7 mm (35.4%); 4-5 mm, ; 5-6 mm, ; 6-7 mm
 Deep laceration group: ≥7 mm (64.6%); 7-8 mm, ; 8-9 mm, ; 9-10 mm,
Premature extrusion, n (%)3 (6.25)
Postoperative canalicular block, n (%)6 (12.5)
Anatomical success, n (%)
 Overall ()42 (87.5)
 Moderate laceration group ()16 (94.1)
 Deep laceration group ()26 (83.9)
Functional success, n (%)
 Overall ()44 (91.7)
 Moderate laceration group ()16 (94.1)
 Deep laceration group ()28 (90.3)