Dacryocystitis Treatments Gardnerville NV

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Michael John Fischer, MD
(702) 882-3515
PO Box 2043
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Carson Tahoe Hosp, Carson City, Nv
Group Practice: Nevada Eye Foundation

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Thomas Garrido OD
Lake Tahoe Eye Care
(530) 541-2030
2074 Lake Tahoe Blvd # 2
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Judy Craythorn, MD
(702) 734-2020
4324 S Eastern Ave Ste A
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1983

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Paul W Hiss, MD
(775) 674-1100
2285 Green Vista Dr
Sparks, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Reg Medctr, Reno, Nv; Washoe Med Ctr, Reno, Nv
Group Practice: Eye Care Associates Of Nevada

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Barbara Silvestri, MD
(415) 854-7048
PO Box 3652
Incline Village, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1964

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H Robert Dykes OD
Lake Tahoe Eye Care
(530) 544-2020
854 Emerald Bay Rd # C
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Loren Everton Little, MD
(702) 733-9271
2080 E Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1967

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Roy Hanhui Loo, MD
(702) 369-0200
653 N Town Center Dr Ste 518
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1995

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Hardeep Singh Dhindsa, MD
610 Sierra Rose Dr
Reno, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jackie Kay Pershing, MD
(775) 882-9123
412 W John St
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1968

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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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