Conjunctivitis Treatment Bettendorf IA

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Amir Israel Arbisser, MD
(563) 323-8888
777 Tanglefoot Ln
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Genesis Med Ctr, Davenport, Ia
Group Practice: Eye Surgeons Optical

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William Joseph Benevento, MD
(319) 332-1602
5891 Craigin Bluff Ct
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1990

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Michael Douglas Boehm, MD
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1998

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Peter Donald Fries, MD
(563) 323-8888
777 Tanglefoot Ln
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il; Genesis Med Ctr, Davenport, Ia
Group Practice: Eye Surgeons Optical

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Michael J Howcroft, MD
(416) 867-3700
6015 Jersey Ridge Rd
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Toronto
Graduation Year: 1976

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Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD
(563) 323-2020
777 Tanglefoot Ln
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1978

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James Guy Wymore, MD
(563) 323-8888
777 Tanglefoot Ln
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Richard Blair Phinney, MD
(563) 323-8888
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il; Genesis Med Ctr, Davenport, Ia
Group Practice: Eye Surgeons Optical

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William B Hofmann, MD FACS
(319) 322-0923
18192 243 Ave
Pleasant Valley, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nacional(mexico)
Graduation Year: 1959

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Ashok Raj Penmatcha, MD
(563) 322-0923
1230 E Rusholme St Ste 203
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
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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