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Daniel Sivert Miller, MD
(319) 234-2616
909 E San Marnan Dr
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1995

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Samuel Dell Bovenmyer, MD
(319) 234-3388
3421 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1963
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Hospital: Covenant Med Ctr, Waterloo, Ia

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Dr.RICHARD MAUER
(319) 234-6749
2515 K Line Drive
Waterloo, IA
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M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Linda Jean Huss, MD
(319) 232-2669
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gary Kuning Phelps, MD
(319) 232-1023
Dike, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1969

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Richard Curtis Mauer, MD
(319) 234-6749
3410 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1984

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Michael John Puk, MD
(319) 235-5390
1572 Pinnacle Pl
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1989

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Michael J Puk, MD
1572 Pinnacle Pl
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Iowa
Graduation Year: 1989

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Norman Francis Woodlief, MD
(319) 277-0103
516 Division St
Cedar Falls, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1979

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Daniel Miller MD
Cedar Valley Medical Spec
(319) 233-2020
2710 Saint Francis Dr # 110
Waterloo, IA
 
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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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