Pink eye or conjunctivitis is commonly caused by a bacterial infection or an allergic reaction. The small blood vessels in the transparent membrane become inflamed which causes the white part of the eye to appear pink. It is contagious but early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent its spread.
The common symptoms include:
- Itchiness in eyes
- Redness in eyes
- Discharge in eyes that forms a crust during night time which may cause discomfort to your eyes opening up in the morning.
It is important that you consult a health professional if you see any signs of infection in your eyes. That is because there are several serious eye conditions that can lead to redness in your eyes. Our health professionals are highly experienced and dedicated to providing you with the best care and treatment possible.