Conjunctivitis Treatment Albuquerque NM

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Paul Earl Hepner Jr, MD
(505) 266-8200
8010 Mountain Rd NE # 300
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm

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John Joseph Mc Cormick, MD
(907) 550-6174
1115 Central Avenue South East
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1982

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Mark Leonard Schluter, MD
(505) 272-6120
2211 Lomas NE,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1984

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Praba Narayana Reddy, MD
(505) 891-0880
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1996

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William Oberg Edward, MD
(505) 842-1844
1100 Lead Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1955

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Donald Eugene Rodgers, MD
(505) 842-1844
1100 Lead Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1968

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Alfred A Lovato Jr, MD
(505) 243-4066
1001 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1982

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Todd Alan Goldblum, MD
(505) 243-9739
303 Mulberry St NE Ste D
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1989

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Arup Das, MD
(505) 272-6120
MSC10-5610 Surgery 1 University Of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Calcutta Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal
Graduation Year: 1980

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Venkateswar Mootha, MD
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1993

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Pink Eye, Conjunctivitis Eye Disorder Symptoms and Treatments

Conjunctivitis, aka "pink eye", is a very common condition characterized by inflammation of the conjunctiva. There are many causes, the most common of which can be grouped into two broad categories: microorganisms (viruses and bacteria, for example) and allergic reactions (medications and pollen, for example). A virus is the most common cause of pink eye.

Symptoms You May Experience:
Typical symptoms of conjunctivitis include redness of the eyes, tearing or discharge, general discomfort in the eyes, and the feeling that there is "sand" in the eye. In cases of allergic conjunctivitis itching is usually the major complaint, although other symptoms may also be present.

Examination: What Your Eye Doctor Will Look For:
The most common sign in pink eye is redness over the "whites" of the eyes. There are certain signs that help the eye doctor to determine the cause. For example, does the conjunctivitis involve one or both eyes? Viral or bacterial conjunctivitis usually starts with one eye and may or may not involve the other eye several days later. Is there clear fluid or discharge draining from the eye? Yellow-green discharge suggests that there may be a bacterial cause. Is there enlargement and tenderness of the lymph node just in front of the ear on the same side as the affected eye? This often occurs in viral conjunctivitis. Is there involvement of the cornea? Small areas of corneal involvement may indicate a viral cause and lead to sensitivity to light...

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