|Causes of Conjunctivitis |
If your eye becomes red and irritated let your eye doctor take a look. Causes of Conjunctivitis
Determining that you have conjunctivitis is usually easier than determining how your conjunctiva became inflamed. However there are a few common culprits that you should know about. Click here to learn more about conjunctivitis. If your eye becomes red and irritated let your eye doctor take a look. The irritation could be due to something very simple and benign but it also could be the early s...Read More
|Conjunctivitis: Also Known as 'Pinkeye' |
Most commonly called "pinkeye," conjunctivitis is often seen by eyecare practitioners; it is the most common medical reason people come in to see their eye doctors. The conjunctiva is the clear membrane that covers the whites of the eyes. It begins at the edges of the cornea, (the clear, curved structure that covers the iris) and continues into the folds of the eyelids, then lines the inside surfaces of the eyelids.
Conjunctivitis is an inflamm...Read More
|Viral Conjunctivitis |
"You have conjunctivitis" the eye doctor informed his concerned patient.
"Don t I have pink eye ?" the patient questioned.
"Yes" the doctor responded.
Although this may sound confusing both doctor and patient here are correct. The patient does have conjunctivitis an inflammation of the conjunctiva....and because her eyes are a deep reddish-pink in color she also has pink eye .
Pink eye is really a layman s term that generally describes an eye that is red a...Read More