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Mei Lin Mellott, MD
(781) 849-2295
111 Grossman Dr
Braintree, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1993

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John T Mandeville, MD
(617) 314-2606
72 Sharp St Ste A5
Hingham, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.John Mandeville
(617) 472-5242
1900 Crown Colony Dr # 301
Quincy, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Maida Paulin Antigua, MD
(781) 337-2626
72 Sharp St Ste A5
Hingham, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1971

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Jason S Mantagos, MD
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ
Graduation Year: 2004

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Geoffrey Webster Emerson, MD
(781) 337-2400
2 West St
Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1971

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Ellen Carol Schneider, MD
(781) 331-0140
851 Main St Ste 3
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1986

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Richard Steven Weinhaus, MD
(617) 770-4400
1900 Crown Colony Dr
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1984

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Domenic M Strazzulla, MD
(617) 770-1505
500 Congress St Ste 1A1
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Quincy City Hospital, Quincy, Ma
Group Practice: Bay Eye Care & Surgery

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Dr.Eric Johnson
(781) 331-3300
1900 Crown Colony Dr # 301
Quincy, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons
Year of Graduation: 1965
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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