Conjunctivitis Treatment Las Cruces NM

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Robert L Villalobos Jr, MD
(505) 521-1158
2030 S Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Ciudad Juarez, Esc De Med, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Graduation Year: 1980

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Jon Roger Hall, MD
(505) 522-3393
755 S Telshor Blvd Ste 101C
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1968

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Michael Matthews OD
(505) 522-6885
2926 Hillrise Dr
Las Cruces, NM
 
Curtis Royce Cornelius, MD
(505) 262-3937
5400 Gibson Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1978

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Michelle S Yang, MD
(505) 437-9900
923 9th St Ste B
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1991

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Edward Victor Hernandez, MD
(505) 521-1158
2030 S Solano Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1993

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Richard Wayne Lazaro, MD
(505) 522-7676
1131 Mall Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Med Ctr, Las Cruces, Nm
Group Practice: Lazaro Eye Clinic & Surgical

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Roy Levit MD
Southwest Retina Consultants
(505) 522-4774
1733 Weston Brent Ln # B
El Paso, TX
 
Alfred A Lovato Jr, MD
(505) 243-4066
1001 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1982

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William Manfred Adler, MD
(505) 272-4897
One University of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1958

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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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