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Donald John Mirate, MD
(912) 242-8852
2707 N Forrest St
Valdosta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1978

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Ben Hill Moye, MD
(229) 247-4114
3024 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1967

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Thomas Harding Smith Jr, MD
(229) 242-3656
3024 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1954

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Mark Eanes MD
Southern Eye Ctr
(229) 247-2020
2310 N Patterson St # B
Valdosta, GA
 
Alan Peaslee OD
(229) 253-8700
3473 Bemiss Rd
Valdosta, GA
 
Steven Thomas Greenhaw, MD
Valdosta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mark Joseph Eanes, MD
(229) 247-2020
2310 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: South Georgia Med Ctr, Valdosta, Ga; Smith Northview Hosp, Valdosta, Ga
Group Practice: Southern Eye Ctr

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Shirley Enfinger
Wilson Eye Ctr
(229) 244-3000
2108 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA
 
Scott Petermann MD
Affinity Health Group
(229) 244-2068
2108 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA
 
Ben Moye MD
Beall Optical/Eye Associates
(229) 559-4114
783 Lakes Blvd
Lake Park, GA
 
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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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