Conjunctivitis Treatment Pocatello ID

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John Michael Fornarotto, MD
(208) 234-4100
500 S 11th Ave Ste 502
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1983

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James Edwin Watson, MD
(208) 233-1603
2121 Ardella Dr
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1954

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Marcia Jennifer Dunn, MD
406-579-5995 CELL
3105 Goldfield Dr
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Beth Israel Med Ctr, New York, Ny; Mt Sinai Med Ctr, New York, Ny; St Josephs Med Ctr, Yonkers, Ny
Group Practice: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary Ophthalmology Associates Pc

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Robert Randall Jones Jr, MD
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1987

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John Fornarotto MD
Pocatello Eye Care
(208) 234-4100
500 S 11Th Ave # 502
Pocatello, ID
 
Charles Pittman Lawless, MD
(208) 232-4133
1777 E Clark St
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Portneuf Valley Hospital, Pocatello, Id

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Terry Lee Hansen, MD
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1961

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Richard Lowen Elliott, MD
(208) 232-3480
500 S 11th Ave Ste 206
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1963

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Bradley Gardner MD
Idaho Eye Ctr
(208) 232-2008
1157 Call Pl
Pocatello, ID
 
Gary W Wallace, MD
(208) 524-8600
2295 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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