Pink Eye Telehealth
Online Urgent Care in Georgia
Attention Georgia Residents Battling Pink Eye: The Game-Changing Telehealth Solution Is Here!
Telemedicine can be an effective way to address pinkeye (conjunctivitis), especially for mild cases. Here’s how it generally works:
Here's how the process typically works:
Through Advanced Practice Telemedicine, you can consult with a healthcare provider. They’ll likely ask you questions about your symptoms, medical history, and may even ask for images or a live video of your eye to assess the condition.
Based on the information provided, the healthcare provider can diagnose whether your pinkeye is viral, bacterial, or allergic in nature.
For bacterial pink eye, antibiotics may be prescribed. For viral or allergic conjunctivitis, they might recommend over-the-counter eye drops, antihistamines, or other remedies to alleviate symptoms.
Your healthcare provider may schedule a follow-up appointment to ensure the treatment is working and to monitor your progress.
However, severe cases of pinkeye might require in-person evaluation, especially if there’s significant pain, vision changes, or if you have other underlying health conditions.
Remember, while telemedicine is convenient, it’s essential to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions diligently and seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms worsen or if you experience severe pain or vision changes.
Keep in mind a few important points:
Laws and Regulations: Telemedicine regulations and laws may vary by location. Ensure that telemedicine is permitted for medication refills in your area and that your healthcare provider is authorized to prescribe medications remotely.
Insurance Coverage: Check with your insurance provider to see if they cover telemedicine services for medication refills.
Emergency Situations: In some cases, especially in emergencies or for certain controlled substances, an in-person visit may be required by law before a prescription refill.
Telemedicine offers convenience and accessibility, but it’s crucial to have an established relationship with a healthcare provider who understands your medical history before seeking medication refills through this method.
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Patient Portal is a secure, convenient, and easy-to-use website that gives you round-the-clock access to your health information. View labs, medications, and immunization records. Get reminders. Exchange messages with your doctor. Stay informed and take charge of your health!
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Access your health record with the healowTM smartphone app. Along with the features you get with our Patient Portal, the healow app can manage multiple accounts (all family members), set medication and appointment reminders, and use trackers to help manage health. The healow app is a secure and convenient way to manage what’s important and puts YOU in control of your health.
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Meet Our Provider
Charles Kitchens, NP-C is the founder and CEO of Advanced Practice Telemedicine. He began his career as an Advanced Practice Provider in 2014 after obtaining a Masters Degree from Georgia College and State University. He furthered his career as a Nurse Practitioner by practicing in the Emergency Room at Spalding Regional Hospital. There he served as the Lead Advanced Practice Provider for over 5 years.
Charles has been successfully practicing in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care since 2014. As an advocate for universal healthcare, he founded Advanced Practice Telemedicine, LLC. Our focus continues to be inspired through telehealth and we are constantly taking new patients.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can join the virtual visit by using a computer, tablet, or smartphone (iphone or android) devices.
Normally 10 minutes or less depending on the reason for visit.
We accept most major healthcare insurances. Please check with your carrier to see if you qualify.
No insurance? No problem. We also offer a low self pay rate of $125 per visit.
Yes. Advanced Practice Telemedicine takes pride in protecting our patient’s privacy. That is why our virtual visits are not recorded. All information provided is protected through our website encrypted security.