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Peter E Diedrichsen, MD
(402) 563-3686
PO Box 1275
Columbus, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Columbus Comm Hosp, Columbus, Ne
Group Practice: Eye Physicians

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Daniel Mickey OD
Optometric Center Of Columbus
(402) 564-0545
Po Box 1248
Columbus, NE
 
Lori Ann Harkins, MD
(308) 384-9148
830 N Alpha St
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne; Kearney County Health Services, Minden, Ne
Group Practice: Grand Island Eye Assoc

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Waldean C McIntire, MD FACS
1510 S 80th St
Omaha, NE
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nebraska
Graduation Year: 1946

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Mark Edmund Johnston, MD
(402) 397-2010
4909 S 118th St Ste 2
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dalhousie Univ, Fac Of Med, Halifax, Ns, Canada
Graduation Year: 1980

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Marcia Muhle
Eye Physicians
(402) 563-3686
3103 13Th St
Columbus, NE
 
Sebastian J Troia, MD FACS
(402) 399-9400
2605 S 84th St
Omaha, NE
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton
Graduation Year: 1976

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Herbert Dean Feidler, MD
(402) 371-8535
2800 W Norfolk Ave
Norfolk, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1963

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Leila I Kump, MD
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: North Ossetian Medical Academy
Graduation Year: 1991

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Everett Clyde Madson Jr, MD
(402) 552-2020
4353 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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