Conjunctivitis Treatment Grand Haven MI

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Daniel Walma, MD
(616) 846-3874
Spring Lake, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1958

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Lee Salot Webster, MD
(231) 739-9009
1266 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1991

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Paul Varastad Raphaelian, MD
(231) 938-0710
1150 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1989

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Robert Charles Packer, MD
(231) 739-9009
1266 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Hackley Hosp & Med Ctr, Muskegon, Mi; Mercy General Health Partners, Muskegon, Mi
Group Practice: Shoreline Ophthalmology Eye Care & Surgery

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Kenneth A Otto Jr, MD
(616) 842-1680
1266 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital, Muskegon, Mi
Group Practice: Shoreline Ophthalmology Eye Care & Surgery

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John N Oltean, DO
(616) 842-1680
1266 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Athens Oh 45701
Graduation Year: 1989

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Bernard C Wildgen, MD FACS
(231) 780-2157
1427 Forest Park Rd
Muskegon, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kansas
Graduation Year: 1941

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William J Hanley, MD FACS
4104 Harbor Point Dr
Muskegon, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Michigan
Graduation Year: 1946

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Mark Stephen Kinziger, MD
(616) 842-1680
1266 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy General Health Partners, Muskegon, Mi
Group Practice: Shoreline Ophthalmology Eye Care & Surgery

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Marlin Paul Krenz, MD
1266 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1954
Hospital
Hospital: Hackley Hosp & Med Ctr, Muskegon, Mi

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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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