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Cindi Kalin Johnson, MD
(816) 233-2020
7316 Hauser Dr
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1989

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Serrhel Glynn Adams, MD
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2002

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Joan M T Collison, MD
(913) 599-4100
16300 College Blvd
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1985

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Henry Joseph Isern, MD
(913) 888-1888
9350 Marshall Dr
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Zaragoza, Fac De Med, Zaragoza, Spain
Graduation Year: 1978

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Robert Wayne Thompson Jr, MD
(913) 631-7700
11005 W 60th St Ste 180
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1997

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William Albert Pilchard, MD
14629 W 49th Ter
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1965

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Serrhel Glynn Adams Jr, MD
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2002

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Natalia Villate, MD
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Rosario-Bogota
Md, 1988, Univ Del Rosario
Graduation Year: 1988

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Paul Kevin Overland, MD
(406) 728-3502
10600 Quivira Rd Fl 3
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1972

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Louis J Badeen, MD
(913) 492-0021
10600 Quivira Rd Ste 460
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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