Conjunctivitis Treatment Fort Dodge IA

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Gregory Allen Olson, MD
(515) 576-7777
Deerwood Estates 2001 Nicole
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dr.ERIC BLIGARD
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd # 100
Fort Dodge, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Daniel Reedy OD
(515) 332-2020
Po Box 233
Humboldt, IA
 
Avinash P Tantri, MD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ohio State University
Graduation Year: 2002

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James Edwin Brock, MD
(563) 584-4415
190 Julien Dubuque Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1972

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Eric William Bligard, MD
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd Ste 100
Fort Dodge, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1982

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Wesley Seaver OD
(515) 576-1261
Po Box 1016
Fort Dodge, IA
 
C S Rock OD
Humboldt Eye Clinic
(515) 352-3881
Po Box 102
Gowrie, IA
 
Golden Sanders Hinton, MD
(706) 549-4504
345 1st St S
Winthrop, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1953

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Clifford A Hendricks, MD
(319) 365-6946
1136 H Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1957

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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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