Conjunctivitis Treatment East Providence RI

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S Deborah Murphy, MD
(401) 431-1119
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Ste 504
East Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.Richard Bryan
(401) 369-7773
150 E Manning St # 150
Providence, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Howard Amiel, MD
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Il-Peoria
Graduation Year: 2001

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Y Jacob Schinazi, MD
(401) 421-9433
265 Waterman St
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ibrahim Pasha Univ, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (915-01 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1958

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Paul E Beade, MD
(508) 676-3411
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1994

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R Josef Hofmann, MD
(401) 272-2020
150 E Manning St
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nacl Auto De Mexico, Fac De Med, Mexico Df, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1960

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Robert Lawrence Bahr, MD
(401) 272-2020
150 E Manning St
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Charlton Mem Hosp, Fall River, Ma; Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri; Miriam Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Rhode Island Eye Institute

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Nickolas P Katsoulakis, MD
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny Upstate Medical University
Graduation Year: 2004

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Xiaoqin Lu, MD
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Vermont
Graduation Year: 2002

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Timothy You, MD
(401) 272-2020
150 E Manning St
Providence, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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