Dacryocystitis Treatments Sierra Vista AZ

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Thomas Earl Rodcay, MD
(520) 458-8131
2445 E Wilcox Dr
Sierra Vista, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1969

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Ricardo A Aviles, MD
Sierra Vista, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Graduation Year: 2000

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Jeffery Felter MD
Cochise Eye & Laser
(520) 452-1125
4116 Avenida Cochise # A
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
John Saml Aiello, MD
7245 E Osborn Rd Ste 4
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1948

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Bruce Leland Newman, MD
(602) 249-0212
702 E Bell Rd Ste 115
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1979

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Jeffrey Scott Felter, MD
(520) 458-8131
2445 E Wilcox Dr
Sierra Vista, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dave Clark Crandall, MD
(208) 356-3336
Sierra Vista, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1977

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L Daynes
Family Vision Care
(520) 459-1650
400 W Fry Blvd # 9
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Michael Anthony Herion, MD
(602) 955-1000
7120 E Indian School Rd Ste B
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1998

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Ofer Najie Eytan, MD
(602) 993-6400
2525 W Greenway Rd Ste 120
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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