Conjunctivitis Treatment Coeur D Alene ID

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Donald Edward Chisholm, MD
(414) 258-4390
920 W Ironwood Dr Ste 101
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1956

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Roy Toyama, MD
(208) 667-2531
1814 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Kootenai Med Ctr, Coeur D Alene, Id
Group Practice: North Idaho Eye Institute

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Robert Leonard Mulvihill, MD
(509) 838-2531
700 W Ironwood Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1995

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Stephen Arthur Moss, MD
(208) 765-5267
1814 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1970

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Mark Allan Kontos, MD
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1984

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David Anton Wold, MD
(208) 667-2531
1814 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dale Justin Stormogipson, MD
(208) 667-2531
1814 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1982

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Patrick John Parden, MD
(208) 667-2531
1814 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1978

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Roderick Sidney Kent, MD
(208) 667-2531
1814 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1972

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Wayne Ellenbecker OD
Ironwood Vision Clinic
(208) 667-2255
1250 W Ironwood Dr # 201
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
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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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