Conjunctivitis Treatment Rapid City SD

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Vera Olya Kowal, MD
(605) 343-2218
7660 Cinnamon Ridge Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Lasik Ctr

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Paul Louis Wright, MD
(605) 719-9499
240 Minnesota St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Regional Eye Istut

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Monte Steven Dirks, MD
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Regional Eye Institute; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Gillette Clinic; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pierre; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pine Ridge

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Daniel James Hafner, MD
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1970

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Scott Grant Eccarius, MD
631 Saint Anne St Ste 103
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1987

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Prema Abraham, MD
(605) 341-9190
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Black Hills Regional Eye Institute; Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Pierre

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John Geoffrey Slingsby, MD
(605) 719-9499
240 Minnesota St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Chadron Comm Hosp, Chadron, Ne; Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Slingsby & Wright Eye Care

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Dr.Prema Abraham
(605) 341-2000
2800 3rd Street
Rapid City, SD
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Timothy Patrick Minton, MD
(605) 341-2000
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1980

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Gail Ann Bernard, MD
(605) 343-2020
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Chadron Comm Hosp, Chadron, Ne
Group Practice: Rapid City Medical Ctr

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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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