Conjunctivitis Treatment Roanoke Rapids NC

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Brian Robert Crichlow, MD
(252) 637-8193
204 Becker Dr
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1999

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Amada Ruiz De Villa, MD
(252) 537-8193
204 Becker Dr
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Languages
French, Italian, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Halifax Memorial Hospital, Roanoke Rapid, Nc; Community Memorial Hlth Ctr, South Hill, Va
Group Practice: Mid-Atlantic Eye Ctr

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David Hoyle OD
Optometric Eye Care Ctr
(252) 537-6101
106 Long Cir
Roanoke Rapids, NC
 
William Tillar OD
(434) 634-5195
425 S Main St # D
Emporia, VA
 
Hugh Linwood Hennis III, MD
(336) 783-9222
1008 Old Rockford St
Mount Airy, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1986

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Hashmat Ali Chaudhry, MD
(252) 537-0522
608 Jackson St
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1969

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Samuel Carl Himelstein, MD
(252) 537-8193
204 Becker Dr
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1965

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Elton Brown OD
Eye Care Assoc
(434) 848-2411
315 N Main St
Lawrenceville, VA
 
Gregory Temas, MD
(336) 659-8180
725 Highland Oaks Dr Ste 101
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1987

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John Joseph Michon, MD
(919) 684-6611
Erwin Road,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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