Conjunctivitis Treatment Charleston SC

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Helga P Sandoval, MD
(571) 216-2034
167 Ashley Ave Rm 508
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Colombian School Of Medicine
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kerry Dean Solomon, MD
(843) 792-8854
167 Ashley Ave Ste 221
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.Jay Thompson
(843) 553-2477
MUSC Health, 171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC
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M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Esther Michelle Bowie, MD
(843) 792-3869
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The West Indies, Fac Of Med, St Augustine, Trinidad
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Justin Arbuckle
(317) 274-2128
171 Ashley Avenue #309
Charleston, SC
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M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Joseph Michael Lally Jr, MD
(843) 722-7705
125 Doughty St Ste 330
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1987

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Alexander R Kent, MD
(843) 722-7705
125 Doughty St Ste 330
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1989

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Kristiana D Neff, MD
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Indiana Univ
Graduation Year: 2004

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Richard Ames Saunders, MD
(843) 792-2761
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1973

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Patrick Harley Dennis, MD
(843) 577-3210
116 Ashley Ave # B
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Bon Secours-St Francis Hosp, Charleston, Sc
Group Practice: Charleston Eye Physicians

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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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