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Michael S Halpin, MD
(859) 341-4525
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1975

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Charles Joseph Breen, MD
(859) 384-7058
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Covington, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert A Sisk, MD
Edgewood, KY
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Ophthalmology
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Medical School: Univ Kentucky
Graduation Year: 2003

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Mark Thomas Bergmann, MD
(513) 661-3566
2859 Boudinot Ave Ste 301
Cincinnati, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gerald Albert L Bouchard, MD
(513) 661-4140
3012 Glenmore Ave Ste 101
Cincinnati, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ottawa, Fac Of Med, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jean Amrien Noll, MD
(859) 341-4525
375 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: St Elizabeth Med Ctr-South, Edgewood, Ky
Group Practice: Tri State Centers For Sight

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Ekaterini C Karatza, MD
Fort Mitchell, KY
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Thraki, Med Section, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Graduation Year: 1992

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Matthew F Appenzeller, MD
Ft Wright, KY
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Medical Univ. South Carolina
Graduation Year: 2004

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Kathleen A Flannagan, MD
2859 Boudinot Ave
Cincinnati, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Cincinnati
Graduation Year: 2001

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Raymond Aubrey Schultz, MD
(513) 922-2590
5340 Rapid Run Rd Ste 2
Cincinnati, OH
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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