Dacryocystitis Treatments Bennettsville SC

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Kurt A Jute, DO
(910) 277-1411
1603 Medical Dr Ste D
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1994

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Elizabeth Beaty OD
Cade Vision Ctr
(843) 479-3331
208 Broad St
Bennettsville, SC
 
John Hazelton OD
Owens Eyecare Ctr
(843) 537-7711
705 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC
 
R Thomas Barowsky MD
Carolina Eye Assoc
(910) 276-4075
514 S Main St
Laurinburg, NC
 
Robert J Herm, MD FACS
(843) 705-5364
122 Robert E Lee Ln
Bluffton, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell
Graduation Year: 1949

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Christopher Buchanan OD
Pee Dee Eye Assoc
(843) 479-2020
602 E Main St
Bennettsville, SC
 
Jordi Jones OD
(843) 537-7711
705 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC
 
J Earl Bowling OD
Bowling Eye Clinic
(910) 276-1993
215 W Lauchwood Dr # A
Laurinburg, NC
 
Jason Timothy Halverson, MD
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 2002

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Marshall Allan Diamond, MD
(803) 739-2778
1817 Ephrata Dr
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1957

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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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