Conjunctivitis Treatment New Iberia LA

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Henry Mark Kwong, MD
(337) 367-1247
607 Rue de Brille
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1974

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Thomas Davis Curry, MD
(337) 367-1247
607 Rue de Brille
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989

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Ricardo R Leoni II, MD
(337) 981-2393
Ste A 203 Rue Lous XIV
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1995

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Richard James Piccione, MD
(318) 989-2600
4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Ste 414
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1992

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Scott Thomas Gauthreaux, MD
(337) 232-2710
1101 S College Rd Ste 304
Lafayette, LA
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Lafayette General Med Ctr, Lafayette, La

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Roland Joseph Sylvester, MD
(337) 365-5406
1110 Angers St
New Iberia, 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: 1962

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Clarence B Billingsley, MD
(337) 235-2149
201 Rue Iberville Ste 800
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: Doctors Hosp Of Opelousas, Opelousas, La; Opelousas Gen Hosp, Opelousas, La
Group Practice: La Haye Total Eye Care

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Zvi Aviner, MD
(800) 892-3937
201 Rue Iberville Ste 800
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1966

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Leon Claude La Haye, MD
(337) 235-2149
201 Rue Iberville Ste 800
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1978

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Harold W Le Doux, MD
(318) 235-6263
155 Hospital Dr Ste 300
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1964

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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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