Conjunctivitis Treatment Clarksville TN

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David Bruce Birnbaum, MD
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1986

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Earle Glenn Sanford, MD
(253) 968-1760
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1996

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Richard Philip Gannaway, MD
(931) 552-6830
1731 Memorial Dr Ste 100
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1987

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Karen Lynn Nixon, MD
1113 Thornberry Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr.Charles Fitch
(931) 552-6830
1731 Memorial Drive #202
Clarksville, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Gateway Health System, Clarksville, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Reginald Shaw Lowe, MD
(931) 552-6830
1731 Memorial Dr Ste 100
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Gateway Health System, Clarksville, Tn; Vanderbilt Med Ctr, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Clarksville Ophthalmology

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Steven M Brady, DO
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1998

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Adam Gurney Buchanan, MD
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1998

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Charles Patrick Fitch, MD
1731 Memorial Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Gateway Health System, Clarksville, Tn
Group Practice: Clarksville Ophthalmology

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Kevin Schmidt OD
Eye Care Plus
(931) 551-3031
2808 Wilma Rudolph Blvd
Clarksville, TN
 
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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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