Conjunctivitis Treatment West Des Moines IA

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Constance Grignon, MD
(319) 356-2866
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1973

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James Francis Lawler, MD
(904) 778-5402
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1994

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Constance Grignon, MD
(319) 356-2866
3700 Aspen Dr
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Danl Saggau, MD
(515) 223-8635
West Des Moines, IA
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1984

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Jean B Spencer, MD
(515) 222-1180
6000 University Ave Ste 475
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Broadlawns Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Children's Eye Clinic

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Leo John Plummer, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964

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Elizabeth Ann Brown, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.David Dwyer
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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David S Dwyer, MD
(515) 225-2566
2101 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1979

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Douglas Robert Casady, MD
(254) 724-2111
6200 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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