Conjunctivitis Treatment Georgetown SC

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Richard E Dechamplain, MD
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1992

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Carole Marie Young, MD
(843) 546-8421
PO Box 2900
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Sc
Group Practice: Coastal Eye Group

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Dr.Charles Doering
(843) 652-3937
4055 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John Ronald Hazelton, MD
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Jonathan J. Ply
(843) 651-8200
3911 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
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M
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Gerald Roberts Tiller, MD
(803) 546-8421
PO Box 2900
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Sc
Group Practice: Coastal Eye Group

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Gina Cottle Jayawant, MD
(843) 652-3937
PO Box 1919
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1996

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George Philip Hillen, MD
(843) 651-6779
4620 Burnt Oak Ct
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1967

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Jonathan J Ply, MD
(843) 651-8200
3911 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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George Philip Hillen III, MD
(843) 347-7236
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Conway Hosp, Conway, Sc
Group Practice: Stokes Regional Eye Ctr

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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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