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Christina Lynn Butera, MD
(571) 723-8184
21475 Ridgetop Cir Ste 300
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1994

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Carol Anne Currier, MD
(703) 444-9518
46440 Benedict Dr
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1972

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Dr.Mohammed Barazi
(703) 421-0931
20 Pidgeon Hill Drive #107
Sterling, VA
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Joanne Crenshaw, MD
(703) 766-6165
21135 Whitfield Pl Ste 102
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell - Ny Hosp
Graduation Year: 1991

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Steven John Donnelly, MD
Reston, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 2002

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Niloofar Ziai, MD
(703) 450-7300
21525 Ridgetop Cir Ste 210
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1985

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Ayman Boutros, MD
(703) 430-4400
21475 Ridgetop Cir Ste 300
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Va
Group Practice: Eye Center

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Jeffrey Hunt Sedgewick, MD
(504) 842-7000
Herndon, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1993

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Steven John Donnelly, MD
Reston, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 2002

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George B Jastrzebski, MD
(209) 544-2020
1503 Turtle Rock Ln
Reston, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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