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Irving J Regenstreif, MD
Carmel, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1968

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Stephen Roth Klapper, MD
(317) 818-1000
13430 N Meridian St Ste 364
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jason B Greenberg, DO
2981 Winterset Dr
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1997

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Emily P Macquaid, MD
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Missouri
Graduation Year: 2002

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Scott Reed Hobson, MD
(317) 817-1976
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1982
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Hospital: Deaconess Hosp, Evansville, In

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Donald Leon Wilson, MD
(317) 817-1359
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1966
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Hospital: Methodist Hosp Of Indiana, Indianapolis, In; St Vincent Hosp And Health Car, Indianapolis, In
Group Practice: Midwest Eye Institute

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Michael A Behforouz, MD
(317) 334-4424
3985 W 106th St Ste 120
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1996

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Aki Kawasaki, MD
(317) 817-1254
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michael Gregory Welsh, MD
(317) 355-1809
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981

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David Lee Alvis, MD
(317) 844-5500
Carmel, IN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1960

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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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