Conjunctivitis Treatment Prineville OR

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Oli Isfeld Traustason, MD
(541) 548-7170
813 SW Highland Ave
Redmond, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1974

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Gretchen Chadwick OD
Sisters Vision Clinic
(541) 923-2221
404 Nw 5Th St
Redmond, OR
 
Peter William Wyzinski, MD
(541) 744-9646
1125 Darlene Ln
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1977

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Yujen Wang, MD
(541) 488-3192
246 Catalina Dr
Ashland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1996

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David Beaumont Christie, MD
(541) 881-1300
1050 SW 3rd Ave Ste 2200
Ontario, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1986

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Allan Hudson OD
High Desert Vision Source
(541) 923-2221
404 Nw 5Th St
Redmond, OR
 
Robert Clifton Mathews, MD
(541) 317-4299
1501 NE Medical Center Dr
Bend, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1983

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Douglas Lloyd Meier, MD
(503) 221-0161
1115 SW Taylor St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1994

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Leta B Gehrsitz, MD
McMinnville, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1953

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Dr.Ida Alul
(541) 318-8388
2450 NE Mary Rose Pl # 110
Bend, OR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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