Dacryocystitis Treatments Saint Simons Island GA

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Sindhu H Thota, MD
(912) 638-8073
540 Ocean Blvd
Saint Simons Island, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Bonnie Jean Brooks, MD
St Simons Island, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 2001

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Mario Louis Forcina Jr, MD
(912) 265-7125
3010 Hampton Ave
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Southeast Georgia Reg Med Ctr, Brunswick, Ga

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Dr.John E. Imhoff
(912) 267-0565
3215 Shrine Rd # 6
Brunswick, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Emanuel Med Ctr, Swainsboro, Ga
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Duane Cochran OD
Coastal Eye Care
(912) 638-8652
2483 Demere Rd # 101
St Simons Island, GA
 
Dr.Sindhu Thota
(912) 638-8073
540 Ocean Boulevard
Saint Simons Island, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Year of Graduation: 1968
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jerry De Witt Harrell, MD
(912) 638-8237
Saint Simons Island, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1961

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John Edwin Imhoff, MD
(912) 267-0565
3215 Shrine Rd Ste 6
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Emanuel Med Ctr, Swainsboro, Ga; Dr John M Meadows Mem Hosp, Vidalia, Ga; Bacon County Health System, Alma, Ga; Coffee Reg Med Ctr, Douglas, Ga
Group Practice: Imhoff Eye Ctr

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Jay Elliott Finke, MD
(912) 530-8236
147 Wood Crest Cir
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1963

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Mario Forcina MD
(912) 265-7125
3010 Hampton Ave
Brunswick, GA
 
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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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