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Axel C Hansen, MD FACS
(615) 254-0941
1716 Windover Dr
Nashville, TN
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Male
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Medical School: Meharry
Graduation Year: 1944

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Abraham Pacha Cheij, MD
(615) 385-2020
4306 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Auto De Santo Domingo (Uasd), Fac De Cien Med, Santo Domingo
Graduation Year: 1950
Hospital
Hospital: St Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tn; Vanderbilt Med Ctr, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Nashville Eye Ctr

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George Nicolas Cheij, MD
(615) 385-2020
4306 Harding Pike Ste 304
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1988

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Rebecca J Taylor, MD
(615) 297-6591
4306 Harding Pike Ste 202
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1996

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Joseph Edward Sofranko, MD
(615) 865-9338
3443 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1968

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Denise A John, MD
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Graduation Year: 2003

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Gates Jordan Wayburn Jr, MD
(615) 383-0468
4306 Harding Rd Ste 302
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1970

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Robert Lewis Estes, MD
(615) 329-0420
6111 Elizabethan Dr
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1976
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Hospital: Centennial Med Ctr -Park, Nashville, Tn; Baptist Hosp, Nashville, Tn

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Roy Trent Wallace, MD
(615) 860-1727
3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 200
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1986

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Amy Jean Simmons, MD
Nashville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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