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William Glen Hart, MD
(270) 753-3131
300 S 8th Medical Arts Bldg
Murray, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dwight Hallic Capps, MD
(501) 225-7892
Medical Arts Bldg 300 S 8th St Ste 284
Murray, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1985

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Douglas Gerald Owen, MD
(606) 624-3937
920 Barnes Mill Rd Ste D
Richmond, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Family Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1983

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Mark Edward Gillespie, MD
(270) 442-1671
1903 Broadway St
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1981

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Heather Lynn Harmon, MD
(502) 896-8700
6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 125
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dwight Hallic Capps, MD
Murray, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Arkansas
Graduation Year: 1985

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Laurel Van Horn OD
Eye Care Associates
(270) 527-7421
Po Box 256
Benton, KY
 
Kenneth Ray Weaver, MD
(859) 313-5000
1725 Harrodsburg Rd Ste 110
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1979

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Craig Hamilton Douglas, MD
(502) 897-9801
4001 Dutchmans Ln Suite 6E Suburban Medical Plz
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1973

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Theodore M Borodofsky, MD
(270) 442-1671
1903 Broadway St
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Lourdes Hosp, Paducah, Ky; Western Baptist Hosp, Paducah, Ky
Group Practice: Ophthalmology Group

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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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