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
 
Robert John Davanzo, MD
(336) 802-2020
High Point, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1981

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M Madison Slusher, MD
(336) 716-4091
Medical Center Blvd,
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1964

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Frederick S Sutherland, MD
(704) 295-3650
10352 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1986

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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
 
Jitendra Swarup, MD
(252) 335-5446
1503 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1991

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John Robert Crawford III, MD
(704) 633-7542
310 N Main St
Salisbury, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Rowan Reg Med Ctr, Salisbury, Nc

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Peter Arthur Van Houten, MD
(252) 758-2402
2501 Stantonsburg Rd Ste A
Greenville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc
Group Practice: East Carolina Retina Conslnts

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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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