Conjunctivitis Treatment Dyersburg TN

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Jerry Marshall Jernigan, MD
(731) 285-1888
350 E Parkview St
Dyersburg, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Hosp Of Dyersburg, Dyersburg, Tn
Group Practice: Dyersburg Eye Clinic

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Andreea Evelyn Partal, MD
Dyersburg, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 2000

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Richard Cape MD
(731) 286-2801
Po Box 647
Dyersburg, TN
 
Molly R Seal, MD
(423) 265-1651
1042 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas - Southwestern
Graduation Year: 1965

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John Robert Bierly, MD
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1986

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Roman O Prawak, MD
350 E Parkview St
Dyersburg, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1998

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Parag Dinesh Gandhi, MD
401 E Tickle St
Dyersburg, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 2000

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Nadia Browning
Medsouth Healthcare
(731) 285-1888
350 E Parkview St
Dyersburg, TN
 
Khandakar Abdul Ahad, MD
(615) 893-1360
3400 Lebanon Rd
Murfreesboro, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dhaka Med Coll, Dhaka Univ, Bangladesh (704-03 Pr 7/1972)
Graduation Year: 1972

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Barbara Joan O Kimbrough, MD
(423) 439-7215
325 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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