Thursday, March 23, 2017

Pink Eye: Tips to Avoid Relapses After Treatment from Your Eye Doctor

Conjunctivitis, better known as “pink eye” is a condition caused by the inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and the surface of the white part of your eye. It is a highly infectious condition, quickly spreading from person to person if one isn’t careful.

One of the most common reasons for pink eye is a bacterial infection. In such cases, your eye doctor may prescribe antibiotics to help fight the infection and advise you to avoid going to work for a few days. Pink eye is not a life-threatening disease and should clear up in 7-10 days with regular use of the prescribed antibiotics. Read more from this article: