Conjunctivitis Treatment Junction City KS

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Joseph Theodore Philipp, MD
(785) 537-3400
1104 Waters St
Manhattan, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1971

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Susan Kay Mosier, MD
(785) 565-0200
2900 Amherst Ave
Manhattan, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1995

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Gray W Woods, MD
(816) 881-6263
Manhattan, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1983

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Sam Odle OD
Reynoldson & Reynoldson Chtd
(785) 223-5777
1005 W 6Th St
Junction City, KS
 
Douglas Stigge OD
Stigge Vision Care
(785) 539-6051
1202 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
 
Stanley Warren Lowe, MD
(785) 537-4038
3246 Kimball Ave
Manhattan, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1959

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Thomas Earl Kirk, MD
(785) 776-0450
1133 College Ave Bldg D
Manhattan, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1971

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Scott Mc Clain OD
(785) 223-5777
1005 W 6Th St
Junction City, KS
 
Breckenridg Dilly OD
Eye Doctors
(785) 537-1118
3012 Anderson Ave
Manhattan, KS
 
Norbert Stigge OD
(785) 539-6051
1202 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
 
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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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