Conjunctivitis Treatment Bluefield WV

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Yasier Kanawati, MD
510 Cherry St
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Damascus Univ
Graduation Year: 1966

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J Elliott Blaydes, MD FACS
(304) 327-8128
2309 Jefferson St
Bluefield, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pennsylvania
Graduation Year: 1954

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Theodore Paul Werblin, MD
(304) 487-6123
PO Box 5879
Princeton, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1972

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John Hendrix OD
Appalachian Eye Care
(304) 325-7904
322 North St
Bluefield, WV
 
Paul Lallande OD
Looney Eye Care
(276) 326-2717
2036 Leatherwood Ln
Boissevain, VA
 
Stephen Hill Blaydes, MD
(304) 327-8128
PO Box 1380
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Bluefield Reg Med Ctr, Bluefield, Wv; St Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Wv
Group Practice: Blaydes Clinic Optical

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Mohammad Yasier Kanawati, MD
(304) 325-5711
PO Box 329
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1966

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G Frank Britton OD
Pearle Vision
(304) 325-3603
3101 E Cumberland Rd
Bluefield, WV
 
George Gillespie OD
(276) 322-2347
4001 College Ave
Bluefield, VA
 
Donald Taylor OD
Adkins Eyecare Ctr
(304) 425-7265
866 Mercer St
Princeton, 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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