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Jettie M Burnett, MD
6170 Old National Hwy
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1975

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Lawrence Woodard Jr, MD
1800 Phoenix Blvd
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1994

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Angela Gail Ayer, MD
(727) 398-6661
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1974

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Glenn Stephen Shear, MD
(770) 991-1624
33 Upper Riverdale Rd SW Ste 114
Riverdale, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Southern Reg Med Ctr, Riverdale, Ga
Group Practice: South County Eye Clinic

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Ricardo B Akstein, MD
(770) 996-4844
86 Upper Riverdale Rd SE Ste 100
Riverdale, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Do Est Da Guanabara, Fac De Cien Med, Rio De Janeiro, Rj
Graduation Year: 1974

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Ralph Carl Di Iorio, MD
1800 Phoenix Blvd
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1973

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Ingrid Albrette Ellison, MD
1275 Cleveland Ave
East Point, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Morehouse Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30310
Graduation Year: 1994

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Kevin Stewart Freeman, MD
(770) 991-1624
33 Upper Riverdale Rd SW Ste 114
Riverdale, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert Thornton Goetzinger, MD
(770) 994-9913
131 Upper Riverdale Rd SW
Riverdale, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Southern Reg Med Ctr, Riverdale, Ga; Henry Med Ctr, Stockbridge, Ga
Group Practice: Goetzinger Eye Institute

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Charles Howell Tucker, MD
(770) 460-4286
101 Yorktown Dr Ste 225
Fayetteville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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