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Kenneth Shannon Tilley, MD
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1964

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Martin Ira Perlmutter, MD
(615) 329-1903
181 Thompson Ln
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1977

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Darrell James Williams, MD
(615) 834-8310
397 Wallace Rd Ste C310
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1990

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Stephen Ernest Grinde, MD
(615) 860-1727
300 20th Ave N Ste 601
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1976

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Gary Saml Gutow, MD
(615) 320-7911
2011 Murphy Ave Ste 603
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Centennial Med Ctr -Park, Nashville, Tn; Baptist Hosp, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Retina-Vitreous Assoc

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Marcel Rene Estopinal, MD
(615) 834-8310
397 Wallace Rd Ste 310
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kerry James Schumacher, MD
(615) 453-1653
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Radiology, Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1977

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Min Shen Chang, MD
5058 Villa Crest Dr
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1987

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Peter Noel Arrowsmith, MD
(615) 327-2020
Ninth Floor 210-25th Ave North
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Centennial Med Ctr -Park, Nashville, Tn; Baptist Hosp, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Eye Surgery Ctr Of Middle TN

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Mary Milam Walker, MD
(615) 329-5988
2010 Church St Ste 608
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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