Conjunctivitis Treatment North Vernon IN

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Joseph William Conner, MD
(812) 524-3937
707 W Tipton St
Seymour, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Columbus Reg Hosp, Columbus, In; Memorial Hosp, Seymour, In
Group Practice: Conner Smith Eye Ctr

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A D Hauersperger, MD
(812) 372-5441
1910 Parkside Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Indiana Univ
Graduation Year: 1955

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Stephen G Brueggemann, MD
(812) 372-3721
411 Plaza Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Columbus Reg Hosp, Columbus, In
Group Practice: Columbus Eye Ctr

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Michael Joseph Pankratz, MD
(812) 373-7777
3135 Middle Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1991

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David Millikan OD
Conner Smith Eye Ctr
(812) 346-3858
301 Henry St # 200
North Vernon, IN
 
Walter George Brueggemann, MD
(812) 372-3721
411 Plaza Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1967

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Max Alan Henry, MD
(812) 372-4463
1930 Doctors Park Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1980

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Douglas Ray Wilson, MD
(812) 375-9390
2760 25th St Ste 200
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1988

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Maggie Lisle OD
North Vernon Eye Clinic
(812) 346-8500
755 N State St
North Vernon, IN
 
D Barry Downing OD
Downing & Roberts
(812) 522-4444
321 N Walnut St
Seymour, IN
 
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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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