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Mathew Richard Tempest, MD
(801) 572-0631
9720 S 1300 E Ste E210
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1997

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David Arthur Spencer, MD
(801) 262-3344
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1987

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Phillip Carl Hoopes, MD
(801) 568-0200
10011 Centennial Pkwy Ste 400
Sandy, UT
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1976

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Bryan Paul Hemard, MD
(985) 872-5577
Salt Lake City, UT
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Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1969

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Robert Lorraine Rees, MD
(801) 264-4464
4400 S 700 E Ste East-240
Salt Lake City, UT
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Ophthalmology
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Male
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Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1945

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John Francis Ramsey, MD
(801) 572-0631
720 South 1300 East Ste 210
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Alta View Hosp, Sandy, Ut
Group Practice: Alta View Eye Care Ctr

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Stella Yi Chou, MD
9829 S 1300 E Ste 300
Sandy, UT
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Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1995

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Sally B L Thompson, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1984

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David Byrum Petersen, MD
(801) 264-4450
Ste 100 4400 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1998

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George J C Jin, MD
755 E 3900 S # E
Salt Lake City, UT
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Beijing Med Col
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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