Conjunctivitis Treatment Oskaloosa IA

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Sandra Hundt OD
Penn Central Eye Clinic
(641) 673-9263
Po Box 26
Oskaloosa, IA
 
William Adler OD
Wolfe Clinic Eye Ctr
(641) 969-5586
205 Walnut Street Plz
Eddyville, IA
 
Ralph De Haan OD
Eyecare Partners
(641) 628-9225
823 Franklin St
Pella, IA
 
Dr.Emad Shenouda
(515) 988-1608
1111 East Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Asyut, Fac Of Med, Asyut
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.ERIC BLIGARD
(515) 576-7777
804 Kenyon Rd # 100
Fort Dodge, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Norman Hutchison MD
Heartland Eye Care
(641) 682-8571
201 High Ave E
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Jim Else OD
Eyecare Partners
(641) 628-9225
823 Franklin St
Pella, IA
 
John C Filkins, MD FACS
(712) 366-0382
9 Westlake Vlg
Council Bluffs, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nebraska
Graduation Year: 1946

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Reed Munro Bouchey, MD
(319) 385-6775
501 S White St Ste 23
Mt Pleasant, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1986

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Christopher L Haupert, MD
(515) 222-6400
1501 50th St Ste 133
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Iowa Retina Consultants Inc

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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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