Conjunctivitis Treatment Chattanooga TN

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Harry Martin Lawrence, MD
(423) 265-1651
1042 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Seal Lawrence Mabry & Thomas

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Pe Than Tin, MD
(423) 266-7392
930 Oak St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Inst Of Med I, Yangon, Myanmar
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Fortwood Aesthetic & Wellness

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Molly R Seal, MD
(423) 265-1651
1042 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas - Southwestern
Graduation Year: 1965

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Randall L Funderburk, MD
(423) 756-1002
979 E 3rd St Ste C235
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1979

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L Raymond De Barge, MD
(706) 866-8833
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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Steven Randle Anderson, MD
(423) 622-0778
Parkridge Professional Bldg 2339 McCallie Ave Ste
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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Wayne Lincoln Scott, MD
(518) 462-6441
960 3rd Street East South
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1996

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Patrick Joseph Bowers, MD
725 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1996

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Caroline Kirk Elias, MD
(423) 624-1500
605 Glenwood Dr Ste 310
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn

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John Logan Stone, MD
(423) 756-1002
979 E 3rd St Ste C235
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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