Dacryocystitis Treatments Oklahoma City OK

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Scott M Guess, MD
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Medical College Of Ohio
Graduation Year: 2004

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James Berry Mills, MD
(405) 232-4222
425 NW 11th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: James B Mills Inc

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Hal Davison Balyeat, MD
(405) 271-6116
608 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1966

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Stephen Ralph Fransen, MD
(405) 271-9025
800 Research Pkwy Ste 370
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Manitoba, Fac Of Med, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
Graduation Year: 1985

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Layne Evan Goetzinger, MD
(405) 271-6060
608 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1987

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Richard A Clay, MD
(405) 232-8228
415 NW 11th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1943
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Clay Opthamologists Inc

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James Chodosh, MD
(405) 271-1095
608 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1988

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Monali V Sakhalkar, MD
608 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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Robert Paul Shaver, MD
(405) 271-7121
608 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1961

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Dr.Bradley Farris
(405) 271-1091
1000 N Lincoln Blvd # 390
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: St Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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