Conjunctivitis Treatment Cookeville TN

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Charles Ray Smith, MD
(931) 526-6251
PO Box 49496
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1965

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James M Grisolano, MD
(931) 528-1567
768 S Willow Ave Ste A
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1981

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William Trowell Humphrey, MD
(757) 622-7000
315 N Washington Ave
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Sentara Norfolk General Hosp, Norfolk, Va
Group Practice: Retina Group Of Tidewater

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W Michael Huddleston OD
Middle Tennessee Eye Assoc
(931) 526-2022
45 N Dixie Ave
Cookeville, TN
 
James Wardlaw OD
(931) 836-6433
455 Vista Dr
Sparta, TN
 
John Martin Epley, MD
(931) 526-7581
125 S Jefferson Ave
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Cookeville Reg Med Ctr, Cookeville, Tn
Group Practice: Upper Cumberland Regl Eye Ctr

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William Colby Stewart, MD
(931) 372-1994
315 N Washington Ave Ste 190
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1992

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James Miller OD
Morrison Mullins & Sparks
(931) 526-2143
628 E 10Th St
Cookeville, TN
 
Everton Arrindell MD
Cookeville Eye Specialists
(931) 528-1304
1059 Neal St
Cookeville, TN
 
Maurice Moore OD
Sparta Family Eye Care
(931) 836-2235
25 N Main St
Sparta, 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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