Conjunctivitis Treatment Edwardsville IL

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Humeyra Dabil, MD
Edwardsville, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hacette Univ
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jamie L Ikeda, MD
Maryville, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Illinois University
Graduation Year: 2003

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Charles Lee Friedman, MD
(618) 656-7774
415 W Main St Ste 7
Collinsville, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Litchfield, Il; Anderson Hosp, Maryville, Il; St Josephs Hosp, Highland, Il
Group Practice: Center For Refractive Surgery

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James Melvin Hudson, MD
(618) 463-1005
533 E 3rd St
Alton, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1975

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Peggy Helen Gramates, MD
(314) 838-0300
215 Hy Vista Dr
Alton, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1991

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Edward A Doisy III, MD
(618) 288-7266
12 Professional Park Dr
Maryville, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Gateway Reg Med Ctr, Granite City, Il; Anderson Hosp, Maryville, Il
Group Practice: Surevision Eye Centers -Midwest

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Wen Yuan Chen, MD
(618) 259-0440
200 W Main St
East Alton, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1986

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Donald C Schnellmann, MD FACS
(618) 876-6333
2421 Corporate Ctr Ste 102
Granite City, IL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis
Graduation Year: 1960

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Karen Elaine Segrist, MD
(618) 463-1005
533 E 3rd St
Alton, IL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Alton Mem Hosp, Alton, Il; St Anthonys Health Center, Alton, Il
Group Practice: Riverbend Physicians & Surgeon

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Dr.Eric Mann
(618) 632-8100
317 Salem Pl # 150
Fairview Heights, IL
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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