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Dr.Daniel Eichenbaum
(828) 837-5404
1321 W US Highway 64
Murphy, NC
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Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1969
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Linda Szekeresh, DO
(706) 632-6989
11 Mountain St Ste 2
Blue Ridge, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1995

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Leland Sarrell OD
(706) 632-5733
240 W Main St
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Carol Ann Johnston, MD
(910) 355-3937
6 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1986

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John J Destafeno, MD
Durham, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med College
Graduation Year: 2001

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Daniel M Eichenbaum, MD
(828) 837-5404
PO Box 39
Murphy, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1969

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M K Wooten OD
Oakwood Eye Clinic
(706) 374-5145
Po Box 427
Morganton, GA
 
L J Sarrell OD
Blairsville Optical
(706) 632-5763
Po Box 665
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Michael Richard, MD
Durham, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ School Medicine
Graduation Year: 2001

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John Jennings White Jr, MD
(336) 765-2122
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1960

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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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