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Edgar Clarence Gamponia, MD
(304) 366-7947
1 Physicians Plz Ste 282
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Fairmont Gen Hosp, Fairmont, Wv
Group Practice: Regional Eye Associates; Regional Eye Associates Inc

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Terry Lynn Schwartz, MD
(304) 598-6925
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1982

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Amos Wesley Wilkinson, MD
(304) 842-2039
PO Box 238
Bridgeport, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, Wv
Group Practice: Bridgeport Eye & Laser Surgery

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Judie Fern Charlton, MD
(304) 598-6925
101 Stadium Dr
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985

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John Vincent Linberg, MD
(304) 598-6943
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1971

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Q A Melgarejo, MD
(304) 366-5010
5 Erwin Ln Ste 1
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Asuncion, Fac De Cien Med, Asuncion, Paraguay
Graduation Year: 1963

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Hormuz P Wadia, MD
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia Univ
Graduation Year: 2002

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David Allen Faris, MD
(304) 842-8888
2 Chenoweth Dr Ste B
Bridgeport, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1984

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Lionel Donald J Chisholm, MD
(304) 598-6926
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1959

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Cristoforo R Larzo, MD
1 Stadium Drive
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia Univ Med Center
Graduation Year: 2001

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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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