Dacryocystitis Treatments Lillington NC

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Patrick ODowd
Johnson Optometric Assoc
(919) 557-0308
505 N Judd Pkwy Ne
Fuquay Varina, NC
 
Dan Stamps OD
Fayetteville Optical Co
(910) 488-0211
4140 Ramsey St # 101
Fayetteville, NC
 
Christopher S Rusinek, MD
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2000

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Donald R Bergsma, MD
Salisbury, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Lsu New Orleans
Graduation Year: 1993

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Michael John Bartiss, MD
(910) 235-3700
5 Regional Cir
Pinehurst, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1987

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Michael Kelly MD
(919) 552-3181
1340 N Main St
Fuquay Varina, NC
 
Chris Holland OD
Risk Optometric Assoc Pa
(910) 483-4228
4140 Ramsey St # 101
Fayetteville, NC
 
James Kenneth Chance, MD
(252) 633-4183
802 McCarthy Blvd
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Carteret County General Hosp, Morehead City, Nc; Craven Reg Med Authority, New Bern, Nc
Group Practice: Coastal Eye Clinic

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Michael J Barondes, MD
(252) 758-5800
301 Bowman Gray Dr
Greenville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc
Group Practice: White Eye Associates Pa

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Barry Hoyle Teasley, MD
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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