Dacryocystitis Treatments South Portland ME

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Curtis Mackay Libby, MD
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.Elizabeth Serrage
(207) 828-2020
53 Sewall Street
Portland, ME
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Year of Graduation: 1964
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Frederick Saml Miller III, MD
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1976

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Peter Stuart Hedstrom, MD
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1972

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Elizabeth A G Serrage, MD
(888) 374-2020
53 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me
Group Practice: Eyecare Medical Group

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Bruce Raymond Cassidy, MD
(207) 828-2020
53 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me
Group Practice: Eye Care & Surgery Ctr-Maine

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Natan David Kahn, MD
(207) 725-4975
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1988

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Frank Wildman Read, MD
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me; Memorial Hosp, North Conway, Nh
Group Practice: Maine Eye Ctr

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Richard Alan Bazarian, MD
(207) 774-8277
15 Lowell St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1986

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William Steven Holt, MD
(207) 773-0432
53 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital, Portland, Me; Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me
Group Practice: Eyecare Medical Group

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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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