Conjunctivitis Treatment South Burlington VT

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Phil A Aitken, MD FACS
(802) 652-0717
55 Timber Ln
South Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med
Graduation Year: 1967

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Edward J Wladis, MD
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Syracuse Med Ctr
Graduation Year: 2001

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Kathleen J Maguire, MD
(802) 862-5000
199 Main St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1974

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David A Weinberg, MD
(802) 847-4516
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Alice Peck Day Mem Hosp, Lebanon, Nh; Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt
Group Practice: Fletcher Allen Health Care

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Manoj Mangaldas Thakker, MD
(802) 847-4516
111 Colchester Ave Fl 5
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1999

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Louis V Reese Jr, MD
(404) 794-1135
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1946

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David Jay Weissgold, MD
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt; Central Vermont Med Ctr, Barre, Vt
Group Practice: Fletcher Allen Health Care

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David Stuart Chase, MD
(802) 864-0381
183 Saint Paul St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1962

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Dr.LISA ALEXANDER
(802) 388-3937
111 Colchester Ave # 5
Burlington, VT
Gender
F
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Karen E Cleary, MD
(802) 985-8055
10 Marsett Rd Ste 1
Shelburne, VT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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