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Dacryocystitis Treatments Gallatin TN

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Dr.Daryl Kaswinkel
(615) 452-4006
323 Hancock Street
Gallatin, TN
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M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.David Newsom
(615) 824-4073
Ste 8, 107 Imperial Boulevard
Hendersonville, TN
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M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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William Darryl Schenk, MD
(615) 452-4210
1670 W Main St Ste 100
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1981

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Fred Kirk Bowles, MD
1670 W Main St
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1992

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Kerry James Schumacher, MD
(615) 453-1653
1616 W Main St Ste 101
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Radiology, Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1977

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Michael Edward Green, MD
(615) 452-1602
854 Lone Oak Dr
Gallatin, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1990

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David Newsom, MD
107 Imperial Blvd Ste 8
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Oklahoma
Graduation Year: 1986

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Randolph R Evans, MD
(615) 453-5155
1670 W Main St Ste 100
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1983

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Deborah J Stewart Ruark, MD
Old Hickory, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1975

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Daryl Danl Kaswinkel, MD
(615) 859-3937
907 Rivergate Pkwy Ste C2020
Goodlettsville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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