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Bruce R Taylor, MD
(808) 243-6206
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Graduation Year: 1981

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Russell Thos Stodd, MD
(808) 877-3984
239 Hoohana St
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1959

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Don G Griffith, MD
239 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Oregon
Graduation Year: 1959

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Don Gale Griffith, MD
(808) 877-3984
239 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1959

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Clifford Rhodes MD
Maui Medical Group Inc
(808) 249-8080
2180 Main St
Wailuku, HI
 
Clifford Paul Rhodes, MD
(808) 242-6464
2180 Main St
Wailuku, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1976

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Mitchell Vaughn Brinks, MD
239 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jivin Gerard Tantisira, MD
(808) 877-3984
239 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1992

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Vladimir Svesko, MD
Paia, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Zurich, Med Fak, Zurich, Switzerland
Graduation Year: 1975

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Don Griffith MD
Aloha Eye Clinic
(808) 877-3984
239 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
 
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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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