Dacryocystitis Treatments Prescott Valley AZ

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Brian Myung Chang, MD
(928) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Hill Rd Ste 101
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1997

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William David Rummel Jr, MD
(520) 445-1341
1022 Willow Creek Rd Ste 200
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1948
Hospital
Hospital: Yavapai Reg Med Ctr, Prescott, Az
Group Practice: Rummel Eye Care Pc; Yavapai Regional Medical Center

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Robert Mark Rummel, MD
(928) 445-1341
1022 Willow Creek Rd Ste 200
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Yavapai Reg Med Ctr, Prescott, Az
Group Practice: Rummel Eye Care

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James Brayshaw Arthur, MD
(928) 445-9200
831 Gail Gardner Way
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1982

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Renee A Cane McCoy, MD
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard University
Graduation Year: 1993

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Michael Lee Ham, MD
(520) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Rd
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Harold Rummel, MD
(928) 445-1341
1022 Willow Creek Rd Ste 200
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Yavapai Reg Med Ctr, Prescott, Az
Group Practice: Rummel Eye Care

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Robert Willard Preston, MD
(928) 282-2653
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1962

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Steven Worthen Mortenson, MD
(928) 445-9200
831 Gail Gardner Way
Prescott, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kevin John Prendiville, MD
(928) 634-4202
270 S Candy Ln Ste B
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Verde Valley Med Ctr, Cottonwood, Az
Group Practice: Cottonwood Verde Valley Eye

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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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