Conjunctivitis Treatment Greeneville TN

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Thomas Lloyd Brown, MD
Greeneville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1998
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Hospital: Takoma Adventist Hospital, Greeneville, Tn

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Laura Leigh Urban, MD
(423) 639-6848
801 E Church St
Greeneville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Female
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Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1994

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Bradford Emde OD
Howard S Kelley Odpc
(423) 639-8128
Po Box 758
Greeneville, TN
 
Dale Grant OD
(423) 257-2340
364 Opie Arnold Rd
Limestone, TN
 
Steven Lloyd Sterling, MD
(865) 549-2815
2607 Kingston Pike Ste 182
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1986

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Luke Lamar Ellenburg Jr, MD
(423) 639-6848
801 E Church St
Greeneville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1975

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William J Smead, MD
(423) 639-6848
801 E Church St
Greeneville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1970

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Luke Ellenburg MD
Greeneville Eye Clinic
(423) 639-6848
801 E Church St
Greeneville, TN
 
Eric Smith MD
Regional Eye Ctr
(423) 272-5277
311 E Main St
Rogersville, TN
 
Dr.Gary Passons
(901) 683-1112
909 Ridgeway Loop Road
Memphis, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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