Conjunctivitis Treatment Hopkinsville KY

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Harold Milton Calvert, MD
(270) 886-2050
1830 High St Ste B
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Spencer Broady Witcher, MD
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1997

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Robert Bastin OD
(270) 886-2293
1016 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Calvert Ophthalmology Center
(270) 886-2050
100 Keeton Dr
Hopkinsville, KY

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Robert A Sisk, MD
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Kentucky
Graduation Year: 2003

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John Austin Mc Cubbin, MD
(270) 885-3937
216 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Paul Key Herrell, MD
(502) 886-2020
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Emily Bosley OD
Bastin'S Optometric Eye Clinic
(270) 265-9036
Po Box 667
Elkton, KY
 
William Stuart Eads, MD
(606) 528-0138
1230 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Corbin, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Reg Med Ctr, Corbin, Ky
Group Practice: Eads Eye Ctr

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Brian Steven Lambert, MD
South Williamson, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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