Conjunctivitis Treatment King Of Prussia PA

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George Raphael Pronesti, MD
King of Prussia, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jeffrey Ira Katzman, MD
(610) 265-1188
491 Allendale Rd Ste 120
King of Prussia, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1972

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Michael Allan Aronsky, MD
(610) 337-1580
200 Mall Blvd
King of Prussia, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1993

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Garry Joseph Thomas, MD
(610) 272-1644
2705 DeKalb Pike Ste 305
Norristown, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985

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Richard Lawrence Jahnle, MD
152 Brooke Farm Rd
St Davids, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, Pa
Group Practice: Wills Eye Hospital

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Frederic Byron Kremer, MD
(610) 491-2109
601 S Henderson Rd Ste 250
King of Prussia, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1976

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Jeffrey D Henderer, MD
(215) 928-3193
King Of Prussia, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1994

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Richard James Fugo, MD
(610) 277-3937
PO Box 1700/100 W Fornance St
Norristown, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Bologna, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Bologna, Italy
Graduation Year: 1979

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Scott D Piette, DO
Norristown, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Arizona Coll Of Osteopathic Med
Graduation Year: 2000

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Paulo Correa Meyer, MD
(610) 964-9800
295 Old Eagle School Rd
Wayne, PA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Fund Fac Fed De Cien Med De Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Rs, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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