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Mark Edward Reynolds, MD
(860) 446-8571
20 Watch Hill Dr Apt D
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1997

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Richard P Cannon, MD
(719) 447-1707
PO Box 38550
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Texas Tech Univ Hsc
Graduation Year: 2003

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Dean William Carlson, MD
(719) 471-2020
525 N Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1985

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John Russell Wright, DO
(719) 634-2001
485 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1977

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Christian Neal Jepson, MD
525 N Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1959

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Clifton Stever Slade, MD
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1986

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Jim K Luu, MD
(719) 473-9595
3030 N Circle Dr Ste 301
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Ron Pelton
(719) 329-0040
455 E Pikes Peak Ave # 309
Colorado Springs, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Steven H. Dewey
(719) 538-2936
2 South Cascade Avenue #140
Colorado Springs, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ronald Wayne Pelton, MD
(719) 329-0040
455 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste 309
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co; Penrose-St Francis Healthcare, Colorado Spgs, Co
Group Practice: Pelton, Ron W Phd

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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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