Conjunctivitis Treatment Los Alamos NM

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Donna Goad, MD
PO Box 697
Los Alamos, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med
Graduation Year: 1983

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Bruce Rael OD
Optical Shop
(505) 753-3633
810 N Riverside Dr # B
Espanola, NM
 
Stephen Walker OD
Buena Vista Eye Care Ctr
(505) 438-3431
Po Box 29495
Santa Fe, NM
 
Jason Evan Nirenberg, MD
(718) 519-1000
12808 Northern Sky Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jerald J Littlefield, MD
(505) 982-8831
1630 Hospital Dr Ste D
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1971

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Angela Rene Bratton, MD
(505) 983-6613
412 Paseo de Onate
Espanola, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1988

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Gary Puro MD
Eye Care For New Mexico
(505) 588-7689
110 N Coronado Ave
Espanola, NM
 
Dr.Robert Avery
(505) 272-6120
2211 Lomas Boulevard Northeast
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: University of New Mexico Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Robert F Melendez, MD
101 Hospital Loop NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ New Mexico
Graduation Year: 2000

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Robert Bryant Avery, MD
(608) 263-1480
MSC10-5610 Ophthalmology 1 University of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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