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Jane Gilbert, MD
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dennis Evan Ottemiller, MD
(541) 756-2584
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jon Charles Kintner, MD
(541) 756-2584
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1985

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Debra Graham MD
Bay Eye Clinic
(541) 756-2584
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
 
John Patrick Berreen Jr, MD
(541) 317-4299
63349 Saddleback Dr
Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1990

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Arthur F S Steele Jr, MD
(541) 756-2584
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1969

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Debra Ann Graham, MD
(541) 756-2584
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1992

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John Thad Flaxel, MD
(541) 756-2584
3585 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jo Anne Hammar OD
Eye Center Of Port Orford
(541) 756-5712
2520 Broadway St
North Bend, OR
 
Lauren Ray Swartz, DO
(541) 523-8136
Union, OR
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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