Conjunctivitis Treatment Great Falls MT

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David Anthony Boes, MD
(406) 771-3490
1400 29th St S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1989

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Daniel John Karr, MD
(406) 454-2171
1400 29th St S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1978

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Thomas Harold Matsko, MD
(406) 761-6520
2800 11th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1985

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Russell Leon Edwin, MD
(406) 452-7764
1300 28th St S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1954

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Gerald Meguire OD
Eye Clinic Of Great Falls
(406) 761-7741
Po Box 2209
Great Falls, MT
 
Robert Merle Skinner, MD
(406) 454-1152
1300 28th St S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Benefis Hosp Center -East Cam, Great Falls, Mt
Group Practice: Great Falls Clinic Ophthalmology

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Mark Francis Ozog, MD
(406) 453-1613
1417 9th St S Ste 100
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Benefis Hosp West, Great Falls, Mt
Group Practice: Ullman Opticians Inc

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Eugene Gary Petersen, MD
1300 28th St S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1968

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Mark Ozog MD
Ozog Eye Care & Laser Ctr
(406) 453-1613
1417 9Th St S # 100
Great Falls, MT
 
Lenscrafters - Holiday Village Mall
(406) 564-1638
1200 Tenth Ave S Ste#25
Great Falls, MT

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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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