Dacryocystitis Treatments Pell City AL

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Keith A Williamson, MD
Pell City, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Alabama - Birmingham
Graduation Year: 2001

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Khalid Latif P Khan, MD
(256) 352-1590
216 Battle St E Ste A
Talladega, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi, Panjabi, Urdu
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Citizens Med Ctr, Talladega, Al; Clay County Hosp And Nurs, Ashland, Al
Group Practice: Talladega Ophthalmology

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Shelleigh Buckingham OD
Forestdale Eye Clinic
(205) 640-3091
2824 Moody Pkwy
Moody, AL
 
Joseph Schnorbus OD
Cheaha Eye Assoc
(256) 362-4872
210 North St W
Talladega, AL
 
Dr.John Parker
(205) 933-1077
700 18th St S # 503
Birmingham, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Uab Eye Foundation
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Khalid Latif Punhoon Khan, MD FACS
(205) 362-1590
216 Battle St E Ste A
Talladega, AL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar
Graduation Year: 1968

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Theo N Kirkland Jr, MD
(205) 467-7608
6448 US Highway 11
Springville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1947
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center East, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Michael A Callahan & Assoc

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Greg Hively OD
St Clair Eye Care
(205) 640-2020
Po Box 640
Moody, AL
 
A V Mortensen, MD
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
Graduation Year: 1945

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Grosvenor P Underwood, MD
(334) 284-4106
2033 Normandie Dr
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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