Dacryocystitis Treatments Brigham City UT

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Dr.David Lewis
(435) 734-2097
990 Medical Dr # Gl3
Brigham City, UT
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Brigham City Comm Hosp, Brigham City, Ut
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Nicholas Dushku, MD
Providence, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1964

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Robert Orin Hoffman, MD
(801) 581-4955
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Primary Childrens Med Center, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: Moran Eye Ctr

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Steven Robert Young, MD
(435) 753-5220
Ste 220 1300 N 500 E
Logan, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Logan Regional Hospital, Logan, Ut

Data Provided By:
Corey Alan Miller, MD
(801) 277-1087
1485 E 3900 S Ste 103
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Salt Lake Reg Med Ctr, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; Primary Childrens Med Center, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut; St Marks Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; L D S Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; Jordan Valley Hospital, West Jordan, Ut
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David Peterson Lewis, MD
(435) 734-2097
990 Medical Dr Ste GL-3
Brigham City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Brigham City Comm Hosp, Brigham City, Ut; Logan Regional Hospital, Logan, Ut
Group Practice: Brigham Eye Specialists

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Rich Humpherys
Knighton Optical
(801) 394-5709
1055 N Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT
 
Herbert John Ungricht, MD
(801) 314-4420
5770 S 250 E Ste 410
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Alta View Hosp, Sandy, Ut; Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut; St Marks Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; L D S Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: Ungricht Eye Assoc

Data Provided By:
Oren C Alldredge, MD
(801) 288-0067
Ste 140 4400 S 7th E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: L D S Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut

Data Provided By:
David Edwin Brodstein, MD
(801) 399-1149
875 Country Hills Dr
Ogden, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Kay-Dee Hospital Center, Ogden, Ut; Ogden Reg Med Ctr, Ogden, Ut
Group Practice: Country Hills Eye Ctr

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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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