Dacryocystitis Treatments New Iberia LA

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Henry Mark Kwong, MD
(337) 367-1247
607 Rue de Brille
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1974

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Thomas Davis Curry, MD
(337) 367-1247
607 Rue de Brille
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989

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Richard James Piccione, MD
(318) 989-2600
4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Ste 414
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1992

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Leon Claude La Haye, MD
(337) 235-2149
201 Rue Iberville Ste 800
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1978

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Kirk Steven Leblanc, MD
(337) 234-8533
1000 W Pinhook Rd Ste 303
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1991

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Roland Joseph Sylvester, MD
(337) 365-5406
1110 Angers St
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1962

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Clarence B Billingsley, MD
(337) 235-2149
201 Rue Iberville Ste 800
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: Doctors Hosp Of Opelousas, Opelousas, La; Opelousas Gen Hosp, Opelousas, La
Group Practice: La Haye Total Eye Care

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Ricardo R Leoni II, MD
(337) 981-2393
Ste A 203 Rue Lous XIV
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1995

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Zvi Aviner, MD
(800) 892-3937
201 Rue Iberville Ste 800
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1966

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Robert Ivan Blem, MD
(337) 264-1011
134 Hospital Dr Ste 100
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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