Conjunctivitis Treatment Kalamazoo MI

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Jonathan Alan Rowe, MD
(269) 343-1684
1052 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1994

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James William Melluish, MD
(269) 343-1684
1052 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1965

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David Grant Dvorak, MD
(269) 671-4123
252 E Lovell St Ste 255
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi

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Ronald Lee Vanderlugt, MD
(269) 383-1110
1717 Shaffer St Ste 207
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1982

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Duva Jean Amberson, MD
1052 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1990

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James Edward Haviland, MD
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2000

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George C Whitaker, MD
(619) 343-0377
1535 Gull Rd Ste 120
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: Midwest Eye Care

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John Craig Hendricks, MD
(616) 488-2626
601 John St Ste M-206B
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: Healthcare Midwest Opthalmology; Healthcare Midwest Physical Therapy; Healthcare Midwest Surgery Center

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Kurt Anthony Haller, MD
(616) 343-1684
1052 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1986

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Joseph William Hosner, MD
(616) 373-3937
333 Turwill Ln
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi; South Haven Community Hospital, South Haven, Mi; Bronson Vicksburg Hosp, Vicksburg, Mi
Group Practice: Advanced Vision Care

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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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