Conjunctivitis Treatment Jefferson City MO

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Larry Kilgore Stauffer, MD
(573) 634-3564
PO Box 1669
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1969

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Matthew Thomas Lewis, MD
(573) 635-0115
1705 Christy Dr Ste 101
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert Patrick Wankum, MD
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd Ste 1020
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health Center, Jefferson Cty, Mo; Capital Reg Med Ctr, Jefferson Cty, Mo
Group Practice: Jcmg Ophthalmology

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Fred Bodenhamer OD
Central Missouri Eyecare Assoc
(573) 635-2020
124 E Dunklin St
Jefferson City, MO
 
Robert Wankum MD
Jcmg Ophthalmology
(573) 556-7709
1241 W Stadium Blvd # 1020
Jefferson City, MO
 
James Gerard Luetkemeyer, MD
(573) 635-0115
1705 Christy Dr Ste 101
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1989

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Philip J Wilson, DO
(573) 635-0230
1241 W Stadium Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1978

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Larry Stauffer MD
(573) 632-5576
Po Box 1128
Jefferson City, MO
 
Brian Eveland OD
Jcmg Ophthalmology
(573) 635-9024
724 W Stadium Blvd # 18
Jefferson City, MO
 
Capitol Eye Care Inc
(573) 635-0115
1705 Christy Dr Ste 101
Jefferson City, MO

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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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