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Everton Leroy Arrindell, MD
(615) 329-7206
1709 Wedgewood Dr
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Timothy Edward Gordon, MD
(931) 381-7000
1400 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Marshall Med Ctr, Lewisburg, Tn; Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, Tn

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Michael Kaslow, MD
(805) 987-8705
Mt Pleasant, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1969

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Kurt Jeter OD
(931) 381-2068
1501 Hatcher Ln # C
Columbia, TN
 
Subba Gollamudi MD
Remke Eye Clinic
(931) 359-4373
1250 S Ellington Pkwy
Lewisburg, TN
 
Charles Dalton Atnip, MD
(931) 381-2062
854 W James Campbell Blvd
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, Tn

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James Claude King, MD
(931) 380-1900
1400 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1955

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Daniel E Bustos, MD
Thompsons Station, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas San Antonio
Graduation Year: 2003

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Sheri Hibbett OD
(931) 380-3036
1301 Trotwood Ave
Columbia, TN
 
Thomas C Gettelfinger, MD
(901) 767-3937
6485 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Univ Hosp, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Memphis Eye & Cataract Assoc

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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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