Dacryocystitis Treatments Englewood CO

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Steven Francis Podgorski, MD
(303) 761-9944
601 E Hampden Ave Ste 490
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1978

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Richard Kelmenson, MD
(303) 781-4008
3601 S Clarkson St Clarkson Med Bldg/Ste 120
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1977

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Paul Ezio Cutarelli, MD
(303) 694-2191
4875 S Monaco St Apt 201
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1991

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Allan W Berg, MD
(508) 771-6447
7720 S Broadway
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1975

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William Kuechle Keats, MD
(303) 782-9222
1666 S University Blvd
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1972

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Gary A Jamell, MD
3601 S Clarkson St
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1991

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Herbert Joseph Simons, MD
(303) 770-7100
3545 S Tamarac Dr Ste 170
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1965

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George Albert Moo Young, MD
(303) 778-1910
850 E Harvard Ave Ste 155
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1974

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Robert Lloyd Shields, MD
(303) 777-3653
850 E Harvard Ave Ste 115
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1976

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Jon Gordon Dishler, MD
(303) 793-3000
8400 E Prentice Ave Ste 1200
Greenwood Village, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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