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Richard Dale Richmond, MD
(304) 255-2622
2401 S Kanawha St
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, Wv
Group Practice: Richmond Cataract & Refractive

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Edward T Liu, MD
(304) 255-5201
119 Mactaggart Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Philippines
Graduation Year: 1958

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David Hunt MD
Retina Consultants
(304) 252-2558
250 George St
Beckley, WV
 
John Bailes OD
Beckley Vision Ctr
(304) 252-0227
1816 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV
 
Sally Lue Reggel Oakes, MD
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1968

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Lewis William Gravely, MD
(304) 253-1210
413 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, Wv

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Henry Pagan Gosiene, MD
(304) 252-4216
22 Mallard Ct
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1966

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Robert OConnor MD
(304) 255-4522
1804 Harper Rd # A
Beckley, WV
 
Jennifer Tordilla Wadia, MD
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia Univ
Graduation Year: 2002

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Lewis William Gravely, MD
(304) 253-1210
413 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, Wv

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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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