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Kenneth Earl Talbert, MD
(515) 239-4460
PO Box 3014
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Louis Scallon
(515) 232-2450
2020 Philadelphia Street
Ames, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Mary Greeley Med Ctr, Ames, Ia
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Nicolas G Hamush, MD
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Kenneth Talbert
(515) 239-4460
1128 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Nicolas G Hamouche, MD
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Beirut
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Nicolas Hamouche
(515) 239-4460
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Mary Greeley
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dean Mason Harms, MD
(515) 232-2450
2020 Philadelphia St
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Mary Greeley Med Ctr, Ames, Ia; Boone County Hosp, Boone, Ia
Group Practice: Eye Care Optical

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Linda Jean Lehman, MD
(515) 239-4460
PO Box 3014
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1991

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Daniel J Vos, MD
(515) 232-2450
2020 Philadelphia St
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Mary Greeley Med Ctr, Ames, Ia; Boone County Hosp, Boone, Ia
Group Practice: Wolfe Clinic

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Louis James Scallon, MD
(515) 232-2450
2020 Philadelphia St
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Mary Greeley Med Ctr, Ames, Ia
Group Practice: Wolfe Clinic

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Dacryocystitis Tear Duct And Sac Eye Infection

Dacryocystitis is an infection of the tear drainage system. Tears are normally made by the lacrimal gland under the upper eyelid and drain out through a system of ducts to the lacrimal sac and out into the nose. If there is a blockage in this drainage system, tears cannot drain out properly, allowing bacteria to grow in the ducts or lacrimal sac and cause dacryocystitis. Such blockages of the tear drainage system may be due to aging, injury, sinus disease, inflammatory diseases, or scarring from previous episodes of dacryocystitis. In severe cases, the infection can spread to the surrounding skin and other areas of the face or orbit.

Symptoms You May Experience:
If you have a blockage of your tear drainage system, you may notice excessive watering of your eyes. If infection develops, resulting in dacryocystitis, you may notice redness, pain, and swelling of the skin below the inner corner of the eye, toward the nose. The eye itself may also feel irritated...

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