Conjunctivitis Treatment Rock Springs WY

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Peter M Jensen, DO
(307) 382-4114
1208 Hilltop Dr Ste 200
Rock Springs, WY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of Sweetwate, Rock Springs, Wy
Group Practice: Peak Vision Eye Surgery

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James Byars OD
Contact Lens Ctr & Vision Clin
(307) 362-2020
2001 Dewar Dr # 160
Rock Springs, WY
 
Coby Ramsey OD
Wyoming Vision Ctr
(307) 382-3753
2624 Commercial Way
Rock Springs, WY
 
William John Ramsay, MD
(307) 733-1051
PO Box 4070
Jackson, WY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Manitoba, Fac Of Med, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Johns Hospital, Jackson, Wy
Group Practice: Teton Eye Clinic

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David J Gajda, MD
(307) 778-2771
6228 Yellowstone Rd
Cheyenne, WY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1988

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John Pembroke OD
Optique 20/20 Of Evanston
(307) 382-4444
2820 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY
 
W Andrew Lyle MD
Surgicare Center Of Ut
(307) 362-4202
755 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Bruce Bourland OD
(307) 362-2020
2001 Dewar Dr # 180
Rock Springs, WY
 
Shaun Stewart Shafer, MD
204 McCollum St
Laramie, WY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1991

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Anne Elizabeth Miller, MD
(607) 634-2020
1300 E 20th St
Cheyenne, WY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr, Cheyenne, Wy
Group Practice: Cheyenne Eye Clinic

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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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