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
 
Syndee Jill Givre, MD
(919) 966-5296
5th Floor Bioinformatics Bldg CB#7040,
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1994

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George Joseph Alter, MD
(704) 295-3000
6035 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1979

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Kenneth William Roach, MD
(212) 746-2879
101 Conner Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1998

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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
 
Demetrian Ivan Dornic, MD
(919) 467-9955
3701 NW Cary Pkwy
Cary, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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Misako Tatebayashi, MD
Box 3802,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osaka Univ
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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