Dacryocystitis Treatments Springfield MO

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Robert Hayes Michaels, MD
(417) 885-0837
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970

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Wendell J Scott, MD
(314) 721-0111
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1983

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Brendon Delport, DO
(313) 916-9454
PO Box 14349
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1999

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Warren Patrick Collins, MD
(417) 869-3200
1443 N Robberson Ave Ste 305
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Cox -Monett Hosp, Monett, Mo; V A Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; Doctors Hosp, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Northside Eye Clinic

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Dr.Daniel Osborn
(417) 887-3900
1531 E Bradford Pkwy # 100
Springfield, MO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Judd L Mc Naughton, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave Ste 500
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1999

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Priscilla Perry Arnold, MD
(417) 890-8877
1011 E Montclair St
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1975

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Robert Edwin Benedett, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1983

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Gary Len Mehlhorn, MD
(417) 887-1965
3800 S National Ave Ste 500
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Lester E Cox Med Ctr North, Springfield, Mo; St Johns Reg Health Center, Springfield, Mo; Med Ctr For Federal Prisoners, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Eye Surg Of Springfield Inc

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Daniel Roland Osborn, MD
(417) 887-3900
1531 E Bradford Pkwy Ste 100
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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