Conjunctivitis Treatment Bloomington IN

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Harold Lane Cohen, MD
(812) 332-1401
811 W 2nd St
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt; Central Vermont Med Ctr, Barre, Vt
Group Practice: Eye Center

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Kenneth Marion Tewel Jr, MD
(812) 332-1401
811 W 2nd St
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Bloomington Hosp, Bloomington, In
Group Practice: Ophthalmology Associates

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Warren Jeffrey Chang, MD
(812) 334-1213
1011 W 2nd St
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Bloomington Hosp, Bloomington, In
Group Practice: Eye Center Of Southern Indiana

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John Walton OD
Community Eye Care Ctr
(812) 339-2933
3201 W State Road 45
Bloomington, IN
 
Valerie Allen OD
Dr Howard & Assoc Eye Care
(812) 332-2020
822 E Auto Mall Rd
Bloomington, IN
 
Matthew M Fornefeld, MD
(812) 331-8181
481 S. Landmark Ave.
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1985

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R Daniel Grossman, MD
(812) 334-1213
1011 W 2nd St
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Bloomington Hosp, Bloomington, In
Group Practice: Eye Center Of Southern Indiana

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Donald Dean Cofield, MD
(812) 332-1401
811 W 2nd St
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1963

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C Denise Howard OD
(812) 332-2020
822 E Auto Mall Rd
Bloomington, IN
 
Denise Howard OD
Dr Howard & Assoc Eye Care
(812) 332-2020
322 S Woodscrest Dr
Bloomington, IN
 
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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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