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Dr.Craig Thorstad
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Walter J Hubickey, DO
(910) 907-8647
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert C Maynor Jr, MD
(256) 533-0315
120 Governors Dr SE Ste 100
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al; Huntsville Hosp -East, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Maynor & Mitchell Eye Ctr

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William Walter Pyron, MD
(256) 552-0055
1215 7th St SE Ste 230
Decatur, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1964

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Brian C Mulrooney, MD
(256) 533-8801
300 Clinton Ave W Ste 23
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1995

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Craig Keith Thorstad, MD
(256) 536-7483
2780 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al; Huntsville Hosp-West, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Center For Sight

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Rebekah J Moss Fletcher, MD
(256) 355-3010
1238 13th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1982

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Bert Bowden, MD
(256) 539-9937
01 Meridian St Ste 303
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas - Southwestern
Graduation Year: 1980

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Jeffrey Curtis Hindman, MD
(256) 533-6891
401 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1972

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James Brennen Byrne, MD
(256) 539-8851
401 Meridian St N Ste 400
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Huntsville Hosp-West, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Retina & Vitreous Assoc

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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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