Conjunctivitis Treatment Fairhaven MA

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Pamela A Loerinc, MD
(508) 655-5810
18 N Water St
New Bedford, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1982

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John E Meehan, MD
(508) 995-8200
300A Faunce Corner Rd Ste 101
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Allegheny Univ Hosp-Hahneman
Graduation Year: 1996

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Stephen Francis Sullivan, MD
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital Of New Bedfo, New Bedford, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Health Vision Ctr

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Jeremy Belknap Whitney, MD
(508) 995-8200
300A Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1954

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Joseph Francis Burke Jr, MD
(508) 995-8200
300A Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1972

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Jay Ronald Rowes, MD
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1976

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Scott Mitchell Corin, MD
(508) 717-0720
500 Faunce Corner Rd Bldg 100 Ste 110
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1983

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David Walter Kielty, MD
(508) 717-0270
500 Faunce Corner Rd Ste 110
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1989

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Leonardo J Velazquez-Estades, MD
(508) 994-1400
51 State Rd
Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Puerto Rico
Graduation Year: 2001

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Kathleen Theresa Cronin, MD
(508) 517-9275
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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