Dacryocystitis Treatments Jefferson City MO

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Larry Kilgore Stauffer, MD
(573) 634-3564
PO Box 1669
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1969

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James Gerard Luetkemeyer, MD
(573) 635-0115
1705 Christy Dr Ste 101
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1989

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Robert Patrick Wankum, MD
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd Ste 1020
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health Center, Jefferson Cty, Mo; Capital Reg Med Ctr, Jefferson Cty, Mo
Group Practice: Jcmg Ophthalmology

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Fred Bodenhamer OD
Central Missouri Eyecare Assoc
(573) 635-2020
124 E Dunklin St
Jefferson City, MO
 
Robert Wankum MD
Jcmg Ophthalmology
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd # 1020
Jefferson City, MO
 
Matthew Thomas Lewis, MD
(573) 635-0115
1705 Christy Dr Ste 101
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1987

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Philip J Wilson, DO
(573) 635-0230
1241 W Stadium Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1978

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Larry Stauffer MD
(573) 632-5576
Po Box 1128
Jefferson City, MO
 
Brian Eveland OD
Jcmg Ophthalmology
(573) 635-9024
724 W Stadium Blvd # 18
Jefferson City, MO
 
Capitol Eye Care Inc
(573) 635-0115
1705 Christy Dr Ste 101
Jefferson City, MO

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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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