Conjunctivitis Treatment Southbridge MA

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Bruce Anderson Kolbe, MD
100 South St
Southbridge, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1964

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Richard Lowell Irwin, MD
(508) 765-9068
100 South St Ste 105
Southbridge, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1975

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James Christopher Dean, MD
(860) 928-0414
5 Kennedy Dr
Putnam, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jeffrey David Levine, MD
(508) 856-2551
372 Chandler St
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kath Univ Leuven, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Leuven, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hospital -Vernon H, Worcester, Ma; Medical Center Central Massach, Worcester, Ma; Marlborough Hospital, Marlborough, Ma; Umass Memorial Health Care -M, Worcester, Ma
Group Practice: Umass Memorial Medical Group

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Alan Paul Moss, MD
(508) 753-1032
255 Park Ave Ste 606
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hospital -Vernon H, Worcester, Ma; Medical Center Central Massach, Worcester, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Surgeons

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Hugh Mark Cooper, MD
(508) 764-4400
100 South St Ste 109
Southbridge, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1992

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Gerald Eugene Sullivan, MD
(270) 281-3321
7 Kennedy Dr
Putnam, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1962

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Edward Allan Curran, MD
(860) 928-5510
5 Kennedy Dr
Putnam, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1968

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Richard John Broggi, MD
(508) 753-6770
5 Hancock Hill Dr
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1948
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Central Massach, Worcester, Ma

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Peter Theodore Zacharia, MD
(508) 791-8484
33 Lancaster St
Worcester, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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