Conjunctivitis Treatment Lillington NC

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Patrick ODowd
Johnson Optometric Assoc
(919) 557-0308
505 N Judd Pkwy Ne
Fuquay Varina, NC
 
Chris Holland OD
Risk Optometric Assoc Pa
(910) 483-4228
4140 Ramsey St # 101
Fayetteville, NC
 
David Dwight Markoff, MD
(828) 452-5816
486 Hospital Dr
Clyde, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1986

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John Charles Meholic, MD
413 McKoy St
Clinton, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1970

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Robin Raul Vann, MD
(919) 684-4417
DUMC 3802 Wadsworth Bldg, Erwin Rd,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1994

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Michael Kelly MD
(919) 552-3181
1340 N Main St
Fuquay Varina, NC
 
Dan Stamps OD
Fayetteville Optical Co
(910) 488-0211
4140 Ramsey St # 101
Fayetteville, NC
 
Daniel M Eichenbaum, MD
(828) 837-5404
PO Box 39
Murphy, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1969

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Andrew Calvin Davis, MD
(828) 286-1000
335 E Parker Rd
Morganton, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1979

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Baird Sanford Grimson, MD
(919) 966-5296
U Nc-Chapel Hill 617 Clin Sci B,
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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