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Jose Alfredo Vazquez, MD
1 Galleria Blvd Ste 1116
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ponce Sch Of Med, Ponce Pr 00732
Graduation Year: 1993

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Joshua Mark Groetsch, MD
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2001

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Eric R Reish, MD
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Lsu - New Orleans
Graduation Year: 2004

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Shehab A. Ebrahim, MD
(504) 455-0500
2821 Richland Ave. First Floor Metairie, LA 70002
Metairie, LA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1950

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Brandon M Wool, MD
(504) 835-2197
315 Metairie Rd Ste 302
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr.Ellen Schneider
(985) 781-7531
4720 S I 10 Service Rd W # 400
Metairie, LA
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F
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Jeffrey Harris Singer, MD
(504) 456-3155
4720 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 406
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1990

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Daniel I Caplan, MD
(504) 888-2600
3409 N Hullen St Ste 100
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dooho Brian Kim, MD
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 2002

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Shehab Azmy Ebrahim, MD
4717 Woodland Ave
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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