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Larry Brent Wilshire, MD
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Nc

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Carol Ann Johnston, MD
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1986

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Clyde Kent Price, MD
(910) 353-1030
264 Memorial Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1987

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G M Conekin OD
Insight Optometric Svc
(910) 353-0541
200 Doctors Dr # K
Jacksonville, NC
 
L Brent Wilshire MD
Office Park Eye Ctr
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
 
John Victor Hardaway, MD
(910) 347-4884
312 Harvest Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Victor Hardaway, MD
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1994

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James Feargal Gallagher, MD
(910) 450-4730
Camp Lejeune, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1987

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Christina Buteria MD
Office Park Eye Ctr
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
 
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(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC

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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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