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Catherine Canada Betor, MD
(704) 480-6368
163 Appian Way
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1993

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Thomas Danl Bailey, MD
(704) 482-6767
1413 N Lafayette St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Cleveland Reg Med Ctr, Shelby, Nc
Group Practice: Poole Optometric

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Stephen Jay Bogan, MD
(704) 482-6767
1413 N Lafayette St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1984

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Gary Edelman OD
Doctors Vision Ctr
(704) 482-0897
1922 E Marion St
Shelby, NC
 
James Salisbury MD
Cleveland Eye Clinic & Eye Sur
(704) 482-2020
1622 E Marion St
Shelby, NC
 
Frank Thomas Hannah, MD
(704) 482-2020
1622 E Marion St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Cleveland Reg Med Ctr, Shelby, Nc; Grace Hospital, Morganton, Nc
Group Practice: Cleveland Eye Clinic & Eye Sur

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Nancy Ellen Cline, MD
1413 N Lafayette St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1994

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Larry Willis MD
Cleveland Eye Clinic & Eye Sur
(704) 482-2020
1622 E Marion St
Shelby, NC
 
Tammy Edelman OD
Optometric Eye Care Ctr
(704) 482-0897
1922 E Marion St
Shelby, NC
 
Van Dellinger OD
King Eye Ctr
(704) 435-2020
201 W Church St
Cherryville, NC
 
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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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