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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William Wieland OD
(505) 462-7777
3436 Isleta Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM
 
Charles T Pace, MD
(252) 758-4107
4801 Mc Mehor Boulevard North West South
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1949

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Stephen W Montgomery, MD
(505) 623-8420
101 N Missouri Ave
Roswell, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1973

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Richard William Sonntag, MD
(505) 292-7994
10433 Montgomery Pkwy LP NE Ste 100
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1964

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Donald Leach OD
(505) 865-4812
Po Box 129
Los Lunas, NM
 
Mario Gonzales OD
Presbyterian Medical Group
(505) 243-4066
1414 Bridge Blvd Sw
Albuquerque, NM
 
Mahlon Richard Soloway, MD
(505) 983-6613
2947 Rodeo Park Dr E
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1980

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Neal Louis Apple, MD
(505) 538-3721
1210 E 32nd St
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1978

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Wayne Anthony Delamater, MD
(505) 624-0370
1606 SE Main St
Roswell, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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