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Dominick Zangari Jr, MD
(401) 253-3900
375 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1986

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Paul E Sydlowski, MD
(401) 253-4300
576 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1967

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Karl Frederick Stephens, MD
(401) 245-1775
147 County Rd
Barrington, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1962

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Alexander Manuel Calenda, MD
(401) 737-2200
255 Briarcliff Ave
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Bologna, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Bologna, Italy
Graduation Year: 1956

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Iman Ali, MD
(508) 679-2254
373 New Boston Rd
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Dominick Zangari
(401) 253-3900
375 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Charles Carl Calenda, MD
(401) 245-3937
639 Metacom Ave
Warren, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Lisboa, Fac De Med, Lisboa, Portugal
Graduation Year: 1979

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Kendall Arthur Gibbs, MD
(401) 247-2015
24 Bosworth St
Barrington, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1982

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Herbert S Rubin, MD
(508) 676-3411
1030 President Ave Rm 206
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Portuguese
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Charlton Mem Hosp, Fall River, Ma; St Annes Hospital, Fall River, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Care Specialists

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Alan Richard Cote, MD
(508) 676-5000
302 Highland Ave
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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