Dacryocystitis Treatments Germantown TN

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David Aaron Usdan, MD
(901) 685-1886
6005 Park Ave Ste 830B
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Mem Hosp, Memphis, Tn

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Henry Thompson Grizzard, MD
(901) 682-5687
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1961

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Dr.Vanessa Ngakeng
(317) 844-5530
5350 Poplar Avenue #730
Memphis, TN
Gender
F
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Audrey Whaley Tuberville, MD
(901) 682-4657
5220 Park Ave Ste 200
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Mid South Eye Specialists Inc

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Joseph Perry Rowland Jr, MD
6258 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1997

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Joseph Manson Scott, MD
(901) 767-3937
6485 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1954

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Ralph Frederick Hamilton, MD
(901) 761-4292
6238 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1976

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James F D Freeman, MD
(901) 767-3937
6485 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Univ Hosp, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Memphis Eye & Cataract Assoc

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Jerre Minor Freeman, MD
(901) 767-3937
6485 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Univ Hosp, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Memphis Eye & Cataract Assoc

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Daniel Hunt Wissinger, MD
(901) 761-5544
1203 Ridgeway Rd Ste 201
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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