Conjunctivitis Treatment Knoxville TN

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Dr.Gary Gitschlag
(865) 521-7998
2100 W Clinch Ave # 400
Knoxville, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Stephen Lee Perkins, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp Of East Tenn, Knoxville, Tn; Univ Of Tenn Mem Hospital, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Southeastern Retina Assoc

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Steven Lloyd Sterling, MD
(865) 549-2815
2607 Kingston Pike Ste 182
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1986

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Stephen R Franklin, MD
(865) 546-7140
St Mary's Professional Bldg Ste 711
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health System, Knoxville, Tn; Fort Sanders Parkwest Med Ctr, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Center For Sight

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Nicholas Gray Anderson, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1999

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Gary Norman Gitschlag, MD
(865) 521-7998
2100 W Clinch Ave Ste 400
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1976

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Kenneth L Raulston Jr, MD
(865) 546-7140
St Mary's Prof Bldg Suite 711
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health System, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Center For Sight

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Joseph Morris Googe Jr, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp Of East Tenn, Knoxville, Tn; Univ Of Tenn Mem Hospital, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Southeastern Retina Assoc

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Tod Alan Mc Millan, MD
(865) 588-0811
1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1990

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John T Dawson, MD
(865) 546-1464
930 Emerald Ave Ste 510/St Mary's Prof Bldg
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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