Conjunctivitis Treatment Leavenworth KS

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Sidonio Ramos, MD
(913) 682-2000
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1950

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Dr.John Reifschneider
(913) 682-2900
1001 6th Ave, Suite 100
Leavenworth, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Abraham K Poulose, MD
913-962-5594 H-
1001 6th Ave
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo; Truman Med Ctr -East, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Felix N Sabates Eye Assoc

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Dean Douglas Holliday, DO
(816) 587-2556
Platte City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1984

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Tyler Forshee Brundige, MD
5810 NW Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1998

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Steven S Ranzenberger, DO
(913) 772-0509
1001 6th Ave Ste 200
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1977

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John S Reifschneider, DO
(913) 682-2900
1001 6th Ave Ste 100
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1981

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Michael Archer Cassell, MD
1001 6th Ave
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1998

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Amy Elizabeth Ciccio, MD
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 2002

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Quentin Charles Huerter, MD
(913) 299-8800
8919 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Bethany Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks; Providence Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
Group Practice: Medical Surgical Eye 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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