Conjunctivitis Treatment Crossville TN

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Michael Stewart Galloway, MD
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991

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David Williams Litchford, MD
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Michael John Cruz Magbalon, MD
955 Mockingbird Dr
Crossville, TN
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Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Col-Pa
Graduation Year: 1995

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Eye Centers Of Tennessee LLC
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN

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Joseph Edward Sofranko, MD
(615) 865-9338
3443 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1968

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Larry E Patterson, MD
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Larry Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Lane
Crossville, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Bob Turney OD
Turney & Boyd
(931) 484-4861
645 S Main St # 102
Crossville, TN
 
Richard Philip Gannaway, MD
(931) 552-6830
1731 Memorial Dr Ste 100
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1987

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Laura L Di Puma, MD
(901) 424-1001
31 Stonehaven Rd
Jackson, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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