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David Edward Silverstone, MD
(203) 789-2020
60 Temple St Ste 1A
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Daniel Salchow
(203) 785-2020
40 Temple St # 3B
New Haven, CT
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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William K Christian, MD
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Washington Sch Of Med/Cme
Graduation Year: 2002

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Susan Hall Forster, MD
330 Cedar St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1976

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Rajeev Kumar Seth, MD
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduation Year: 2004

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Brian Michael Debroff, MD
(203) 785-2020
PO Box 208061
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1989

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Sarwat Salim, MD
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny Brooklyn Hsc
Graduation Year: 1994

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Aron Dana Rose, MD
(203) 789-2020
40 Temple St Ste 5B
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1985

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Milton Bruce Shields, MD
(203) 785-7233
PO Box 208061
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1966

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E Anthony Petrelli, MD
(203) 865-8002
455 Orange St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Italian
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Yale -New Haven Hosp, New Haven, Ct; St Raphaels Hosp, New Haven, Ct
Group Practice: Petrelli Ophthalmology Assoc

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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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