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Roger Allan Dailey, MD
(503) 494-3020
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Oregon Health & Science Univ H, Portland, Or; Legacy Good Samaritan Hosp And, Portland, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Devers Eye Institute; Oregon Health & Science University Medical Group; Univ Ophthalmic Co

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Ann Ulmer Stout, MD
(503) 494-4960
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1984

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Eric Alan Steele, MD
3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 2001

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Michael Louis Klein, MD
(503) 494-3055
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Oregon Health & Science Univ H, Portland, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Oregon Health & Science University Medical Group

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Eric Barton Suhler, MD
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1995

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Julie Falardeau, MD
(503) 494-2227
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Montreal
Graduation Year: 1996

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Larry Francis Rich, MD
(503) 494-7674
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1970

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William Dean Mathers, MD
(503) 494-2745
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1973

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John August Topinka Jr, MD
(503) 228-6681
1511 SW Park Ave Ste 100B
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Eye Clinic

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Robert Wells Bentley, MD
(503) 227-2020
1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Eye Health Northwest

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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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