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Dacryocystitis Treatments Cullman AL

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Terry Lee Dawson, MD
(256) 736-5507
1890 Al Highway 157 Ste 430
Cullman, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al
Group Practice: Eyecare Cullman

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James Ross Veal Jr, MD
(256) 734-9613
304 County Road 1322
Vinemont, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al

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Eyecare Cullman
(256) 736-5507
1965 Al Highway 157 # B
Cullman, AL

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Gregory John Sepanski, MD
(334) 749-1486
122 N 20th St Bldg 26
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1990

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Michael Paige Massey, MD
(334) 263-0105
2055 Normandie Dr Ste 314
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson Hosp & Clinic, Montgomery, Al
Group Practice: Retina & Vitreous Assoc

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William Edgar Holcomb, MD
(256) 739-3605
1890 Al Highway 157 Ste 410
Cullman, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al; Woodland Community Hosp, Cullman, Al
Group Practice: Eyecare Cullman

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James Veal MD
(256) 734-9613
1890 Al Highway 157 # 410
Cullman, AL
 
Steven Matthew Howell, MD
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 2002

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Brian Wells Shelley, MD
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 2002

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Michael W Mc Intyre, MD
(256) 546-5229
1403 Rainbow Dr # B
Gadsden, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1962

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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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