Dacryocystitis Treatments Mason City IA

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Mark Donald Meyer, MD
(641) 423-8861
PO Box 1877
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Franklin Gen Hosp, Hampton, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Eye Clinic

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James Lester Dummett, MD
(641) 423-8861
1040 Briarstone Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Ken Brost OD
(641) 423-8163
100 S Federal Ave # 402
Mason City, IA
 
Capper Vonda OD
North Iowa Eye Clinic
(641) 424-3858
615 S Monroe Ave
Mason City, IA
 
Leo John Plummer, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964

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Bradley Le Mar Isaak, MD
(641) 423-8861
PO Box 1877
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Eye Clinic

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Randall Scott Brenton, MD
(641) 423-8861
5494 Lakeview Dr
Clear Lake, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983

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Addison Brown MD
North Iowa Eye Clinic
(641) 423-8861
Po Box 1877
Mason City, IA
 
Thomas A Oetting, MD
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Eye Ctr
Graduation Year: 1991

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Richard Cutler Allen, MD
(319) 356-2590
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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