Dacryocystitis Treatments New Castle DE

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Douglas Edward Mazzuca, DO
(856) 678-4800
48 N Broadway Ste A
Pennsville, NJ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1983

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Carol Hoffman, MD
(302) 657-0386
300 Delaware Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Riverside Health Care Center, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Kremer Laser Eye Ctr

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John Benj Ferguson III, MD
(302) 655-3388
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1971

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George Popel, MD
(302) 656-8867
213 Greenhill Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
German, Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Eye Center Of Delaware

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Dr.John Ferguson
(302) 655-3388
2710 Centerville Road #102
Wilmington, DE
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Stewart Gregory Smith, MD
(302) 655-3388
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Sharon Skibber Lehman, MD
(302) 651-4002
PO Box 269
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Nemours Childrens Clinic Wilmington; Wills Eye Hospital

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Nannette Ruth Zale, MD
(302) 651-4429
501 W 14th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1994

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Paula Chilin Ko, MD
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

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Michael Bayard Vincent, MD
(302) 656-3310
1711 Woodlawn Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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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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