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Kurt A Jute, DO
(910) 277-1411
1603 Medical Dr Ste D
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1994

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Elizabeth Beaty OD
Cade Vision Ctr
(843) 479-3331
208 Broad St
Bennettsville, SC
 
Jordi Jones OD
(843) 537-7711
705 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC
 
R Thomas Barowsky MD
Carolina Eye Assoc
(910) 276-4075
514 S Main St
Laurinburg, NC
 
Richard Ames Saunders, MD
(843) 792-2761
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1973

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Christopher Buchanan OD
Pee Dee Eye Assoc
(843) 479-2020
602 E Main St
Bennettsville, SC
 
John Hazelton OD
Owens Eyecare Ctr
(843) 537-7711
705 Chesterfield Hwy
Cheraw, SC
 
J Earl Bowling OD
Bowling Eye Clinic
(910) 276-1993
215 W Lauchwood Dr # A
Laurinburg, NC
 
Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, MD
(803) 254-4398
4 Richland Med Pk
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sn Med Coll, Agra Univ, Agra, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1959

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James Brice Dickson, MD
(803) 799-9919
1333 Taylor St Ste 4G
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Columbia Eye Clinic Pa

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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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