Conjunctivitis Treatment Prairie Village KS

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Steven Ronald Unterman, MD
(816) 523-9066
3830 W 75th St
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1983

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Joseph J Parelman, MD
(913) 384-1441
3830 W 75th St
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.ERICA PERSON
(913) 588-6605
7400 State Line Road
Prairie Village, KS
Gender
F
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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David Baker Lyon, MD
(913) 261-2020
3500 W 75th St Ste 100
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo; Truman Med Ctr -West, Kansas City, Mo; St Lukes Hospital, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Felix Sabates Eye Group

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Jean Hausheer, MD FACS
(913) 261-2020
3500 W 75th St Ste 100
Prairie Village, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Missouri(kansas City)
Graduation Year: 1981

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Allen Grover Parelman, MD
3830 W 75th St
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1959

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John R Rufe, MD FACS
1901 W 70th St
Shawnee Mission, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton
Graduation Year: 1945

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James R Overlease, MD
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas-Houston Med Sch
Graduation Year: 2003

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Wilber B Spalding Jr, MD
(816) 756-1236
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1959

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Kevin Edward Curran, MD
(913) 649-9383
4145 Somerset Dr
Prairie Village, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1965

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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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