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Bradley Le Mar Isaak, MD
(641) 423-8861
PO Box 1877
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Eye Clinic

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Mark Donald Meyer, MD
(641) 423-8861
PO Box 1877
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Franklin Gen Hosp, Hampton, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Eye Clinic

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Ken Brost OD
(641) 423-8163
100 S Federal Ave # 402
Mason City, IA
 
Capper Vonda OD
North Iowa Eye Clinic
(641) 424-3858
615 S Monroe Ave
Mason City, IA
 
Jeffrey Lynn Maassen, MD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 2002

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James Lester Dummett, MD
(641) 423-8861
1040 Briarstone Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Randall Scott Brenton, MD
(641) 423-8861
5494 Lakeview Dr
Clear Lake, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983

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Addison Brown MD
North Iowa Eye Clinic
(641) 423-8861
Po Box 1877
Mason City, IA
 
Michael James Versackas, MD
(515) 243-1580
1212 Pleasant St Ste 202
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Medical Center Administration Office

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Nicolas G Hamush, MD
Ames, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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