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Shiyoung Roh, MD
(978) 538-4400
1 Essex Center Dr
Peabody, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1993

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Paul Ramzi Cotran, MD
(978) 538-4400
1 Essex Center Dr
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1986

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Susan Mary Tucker, MD
(617) 273-8546
1 Essex Center Dr
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1987

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Nabil I Jarudi, MD
(978) 531-5012
39 Cross St Ste 109
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1966

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Ronald C Pruett, MD
39 Cross St
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Univ Pennsylvania
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jeffrey Alan Sorkin, MD
(978) 531-4400
31 Centennial Dr
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1991
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Hospital: Beverly Hosp, Beverly, Ma
Group Practice: Microsurgical Eye Consultants

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Gregory Robert Blaha, MD
1 Essex Center Dr
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 2000

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William Bruce Orenberg, MD
(978) 531-4400
31 Centennial Dr
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1980

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Henry M Pollock, MD FACS
(508) 532-0510
6 Essex Center Dr
Peabody, MA
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Male
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Medical School: Boston
Graduation Year: 1964

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Ronald Clair Pruett, MD
(978) 532-3303
39 Cross St
Peabody, MA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1963

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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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