Conjunctivitis Treatment Dodge City KS

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Donald Eugene Tarwater, DO
(620) 227-1148
2020 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1979

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Lois Kessen OD
(620) 225-6500
100 Military Ave # 102
Dodge City, KS
 
Brian Strange, MD
(620) 663-8700
2701 N Main St Ste A
Hutchinson, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1976

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Sukesh K Kansal, MD
(785) 825-2003
1499 E Iron Ave
Salina, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple University
Graduation Year: 1998

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David Elliott Braverman, MD
(913) 491-9123
4601 W 109th St Ste 250
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1972

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Travis Kinderknecht OD
(620) 227-8622
2010 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
 
William F Case, MD FACS
6704 W 132nd St
Overland Park, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Missouri
Graduation Year: 1961

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Rohit Krishna, MD
(913) 261-2020
14915 Outlook Ln
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Felix N Sabates Eye Assoc

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Trent L Vande Garde, MD
(785) 235-3322
920 SW Washburn Ave
Topeka, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1995

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Rita Marie R Tablante, MD
(785) 235-3322
Lawrence, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp & Med Ctr, Topeka, Ks; Stormont -Vail Healthcare, Topeka, Ks
Group Practice: Heartland Eye Care

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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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