Conjunctivitis Treatment Paragould AR

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Richard L Hardcastle, MD
(870) 236-6948
1000 W Kingshighway Ste 5
Paragould, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1969

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Robert Joseph Landry, MD
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Bernards Reg Med Ctr, Jonesboro, Ar
Group Practice: Southern Eye Assoc Ltd

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Russell L Harral III, MD
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1992

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Thomas Mark Stank, MD
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1985

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John Elfervig MD
Vitreoretinal Foundation
(870) 935-6396
112 Stonebridge Blvd
Jackson, TN
 
Joseph Charles Stainton, MD
(870) 932-0485
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Regional Med Ctr Of Northeast, Jonesboro, Ar; St Bernards Reg Med Ctr, Jonesboro, Ar
Group Practice: Vision Care Ctr

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Fred Joseph George, MD
(870) 932-0485
416 E Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1974

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Phillip Myer Utley, MD
(870) 932-8221
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1963

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Alyssa Nicole Wenger, MD
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 2001

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Robert Landry MD
Southern Eye Assoc Ltd
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
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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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