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Thomas G Hunter, MD
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tennessee - Memphis
Graduation Year: 2003

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Alice True Gasch, MD
(202) 363-4446
60 O St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Salim Butrus
(202) 544-1900
650 Pennsylvania Ave SE # 270
Washington, DC
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M
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.David Bachman
(202) 296-4901
1133 20th St NW # B150
Washington, DC
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M
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Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Alan Gary Palestine, MD
(202) 833-1668
1145 19th St NW Ste 500
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Hebrew, Other, Russian, Turkish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Hosp Ctr, Washington, Dc; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md
Group Practice: Retina Consultants

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Richard Dixon North Jr, MD
(202) 667-0085
1802 11th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1968

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John S McInnes, MD
(202) 942-6293
555 12th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Eye Ctr
Graduation Year: 1993

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David M Bachman, MD
(202) 296-4900
1133 20th St NW Ste B150
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1976

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A Wali Ziayee, MD
Howard Univ Dept Oph
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1997

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John F Moretti, MD
(202) 638-1066
1026 16th St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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