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Renny Harris Levy, MD
(505) 983-6613
2000 W 21st St
Clovis, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe, Nm
Group Practice: Eye Assoc Of New Mexico Pa; Eye Associates Of New Mexico

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Larry Bussanmas OD
Clovis Vision Assoc
(505) 742-0994
3738 N Prince St
Clovis, NM
 
Gregory Willmon OD
(505) 763-5522
1217 Pile St
Clovis, NM
 
Ashok Kota Reddy, MD
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1999

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Mark Goff Wood, MD
(505) 272-6120
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1973

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Larry Bussanmas OD
Clovis Vision Assoc
(505) 763-7012
Po Box 460
Clovis, NM
 
Tina Watterberg MD
Eye Associates Of New Mexico
(505) 763-3445
2000 W 21St St # R1
Clovis, NM
 
Philip H Watkins, MD
(505) 265-1711
1501 San Pedro SE VA Hosp EENT Clinic 112A
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1973

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Ralph Dahlstrom, MD
(505) 544-0722
1409 S Mesilla St
Deming, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1967

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Jerald J Littlefield, MD
(505) 982-8831
1630 Hospital Dr Ste D
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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