Conjunctivitis Treatment Saint Joseph MO

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Scott Andrew Murphy, MD
(816) 233-2020
5202 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1999

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William E Burr Jr, MD
(816) 233-2020
5202 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Heartland Health System -West, Saint Joseph, Mo
Group Practice: Murphy Watson Eye Ctr

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Peter Beck, MD
(603) 436-0813
3216 Coronado St
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1947

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William Burr MD
Murphy-Watson-Burr Eye Ctr
(816) 233-2020
5202 Faraon St
St Joseph, MO
 
Steven Rosenak
(816) 671-0500
2229 N Belt Hwy # A
St Joseph, MO
 
Richard Alan Watson, MD
(816) 233-2020
5202 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1985

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James Andrew Murphy, MD
(816) 233-2020
5202 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Heartland Regl Med Ctr -East, Saint Joseph, Mo
Group Practice: Murphy Watson Eye Ctr

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Robert Francis Tobin, MD
(816) 279-1363
1407 Village Dr
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Heartland Health System -West, Saint Joseph, Mo
Group Practice: Robert F Tobin & Assoc Inc

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Michael Chatterson OD
Dr Rosenak'S Optical Options
(816) 279-1363
1407 Village Dr
St Joseph, MO
 
Cassell, Michael A A, Md - Sabates Eye Ctr
(816) 232-0275
3913 Sherman Ave
Saint Joseph, MO

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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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