Dacryocystitis Treatments Hopkinsville KY

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Spencer Broady Witcher, MD
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1997

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Paul Key Herrell, MD
(502) 886-2020
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert Bastin OD
(270) 886-2293
1016 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Calvert Ophthalmology Center
(270) 886-2050
100 Keeton Dr
Hopkinsville, KY

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Edwin W Nolan, MD
3003 Piedmont Dr
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Louisville
Graduation Year: 1953

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John Austin Mc Cubbin, MD
(270) 885-3937
216 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Harold Milton Calvert, MD
(270) 886-2050
1830 High St Ste B
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Emily Bosley OD
Bastin'S Optometric Eye Clinic
(270) 265-9036
Po Box 667
Elkton, KY
 
Brennan Patrick Greene, MD
(502) 589-1500
1536 Story Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1991

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John Alan Distler, MD
(502) 937-3211
4402 Churchman Ave Ste 306
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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