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Dacryocystitis Treatments Ooltewah TN

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Richard Ion Breazeale, MD
(423) 265-9500
8214 Stillwater Cir
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1994

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Michelle Yu Robison, MD
(423) 495-3937
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd Ste 140
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Pomerance Eye Ctr

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John Robert Bierly, MD
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Izak Wessels
(423) 855-8522
7405 Shallowford Rd # 420
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Elizabeth Danzig Mabry, MD
(423) 495-3605
1949 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Dr Seal Lawrence Mabry Thomas

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Robert William Enzenauer, MD
(423) 778-2010
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd Ste 140
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1979

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Edward Andrew Peterson, MD
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 220
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Elizabeth Mabry
(423) 385-2020
1210 Premier Dr # 110
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Izak Frederick Wessels, MD
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Dutch, German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn; Grandview Med Ctr, Jasper, Tn
Group Practice: Omni Eye Svc Of Chattanooga

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John Edwin Miller, MD
(423) 296-0022
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 150
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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