Conjunctivitis Treatment Woonsocket RI

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Edward Paul Andersen, MD
(401) 769-6323
283 Pond St
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1964

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Paul Benj Greenberg, MD
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1992

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Glen Kenneth Goodman, MD
(508) 528-3344
391 E Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish, Other
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Milford-Whittinsville Regional, Milford, Ma
Group Practice: Milford-Franklin Eye Ctr

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Magdalena G Krzystolik, MD
(401) 274-5844
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1993

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John Frederick Hatch, MD
355 E Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1988

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B Dodsworth Feldman, MD
(401) 769-2511
255 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1977

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Robert H Gushard, MD
(508) 520-0577
500 Franklin Village Dr Ste 103
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Milford-Whittinsville Regional, Milford, Ma

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Robert H Janigian, MD
(401) 274-3441
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri; Miriam Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Opthalmology Consultants

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Harold A Woodcome Jr, MD
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri
Group Practice: Opthalmology Consultants

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Roger M Kaldawy, MD
(508) 473-7939
391 E Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Joseph'S Univ, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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