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John Frederick Coco, MD
(802) 773-5458
71 Allen St Ste 202
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Gordon Kelly
(802) 775-0038
254 Stratton Road #2
Rutland, VT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1966
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Roy Jeffrey Bergquist, MD
(802) 773-9267
310 Victoria Dr
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1975

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Alexander Herzen MD
Opthamologists Inc
(802) 775-0038
254 Stratton Rd
Rutland, VT
 
Diana Ausprunk
Eye Care Assoc
(802) 247-2727
2 Union St
Brandon, VT
 
Gordon Randolph Kelly, MD
(802) 775-2249
254 Stratton Rd
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1966

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Thomas Mason Richardson, MD
(617) 742-2020
73 Center St
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1973

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Alexander Taylor Herzen, MD
(802) 775-0038
254 Stratton Rd
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1970

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Leif Erickson OD
(802) 773-5034
Us Route 7 & Us Route 4
Rutland, VT
 
John Bell OD
Eye Care Assoc
(802) 388-6565
11 Conant Sq
Brandon, VT
 
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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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