Conjunctivitis Treatment Brookline MA

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Peter Paul Gudas Jr, MD
(617) 782-0100
1371 Beacon St
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1965

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Robert Aaron Gorn, MD
(617) 731-4375
13 Craig Pl
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1964

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Carolyn Elenora Kloek, MD
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 2002

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Elliot M Finkelstein, MD
(617) 734-8090
1371 Beacon St Ste 100
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1961

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Maryjane McCarron, MD
(617) 770-0011
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1981

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Caroline Marten Ellis, MD
(617) 232-0333
1180 Beacon St Ste 3C
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish, Russian
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Morton Hosp And Med Ctr, Taunton, Ma

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Samir Antoun Melki, MD
(617) 566-0062
1101 Beacon St Ste 6W
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1994

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Howard Zvi Marton, MD
141 Clark Rd
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1969

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Macie Ellen Finkelstein, MD
(617) 734-8090
1371 Beacon St Ste 100
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1988

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Toru Nakazawa, MD
(617) 879-9229
99 Pond Ave Apt 521
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tohoku Univ.
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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