Conjunctivitis Treatment Los Lunas NM

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Silmon Laird Biggs, MD
(208) 234-2890
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1966

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Mario Gonzales OD
Presbyterian Medical Group
(505) 243-4066
1414 Bridge Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM
 
Todd Alan Goldblum, MD
(505) 243-9739
303 Mulberry St NE Ste D
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1989

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Curtis Royce Cornelius, MD
(505) 262-3937
5400 Gibson Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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Donald Leach OD
(505) 865-4812
Po Box 129
Los Lunas, NM
 
William Wieland OD
(505) 462-7777
3436 Isleta Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM
 
Paul Earl Hepner Jr, MD
(505) 266-8200
8010 Mountain Rd NE # 300
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm

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Michael L Di Monaco, DO
(505) 842-6575
101 Hospital Loop NE Ste 103
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1968

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Michelle S Yang, MD
(505) 437-9900
923 9th St Ste B
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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