Pink Eye, also known as Conjunctivitis, is an infection or swelling in the outer membrane of the eyeball. Some of the common symptoms of Pinkeye include gritty feeling in the eyes, itchiness in the eyes, abnormal amount of tears and many more.
HOW IS PINK EYE DIAGNOSED?
The Ophthalmologist you visit will do a diagnosis by looking for the known symptoms and also a physical examination of the eye. To have a better idea of the cause of the infection, the doctor may take a swab of the affected portion and send for a lab analysis.
HOW IS PINK EYE TREATED?
The treatment of Pinkeye includes depends upon the cause of the condition and in most of the cases, the doctor will prescribe medication. However, in some cases, Pink Eye can go away on its own.
DID YOU KNOW?
Application of ointment to treat pink eye may blur vision up to 20 minutes