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  • Expert Advice -- Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
    Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is an infection of the inner eyelids and surrounding tissues of the eye. Some of these tissues overlay the white part of the eye, so when they become inflamed, the eye appears red.

  • Pink Eye Symptoms & Treatments
    Pink eye, or Conjunctivitis, is a common eye ailment that has affected many of us. It is caused by an infection or inflammation of the conjunctiva.

  • Conjunctivitis Fact Sheet
    Conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye", is an inflammation of the membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the eye and lines the inner surface of the eyelid.

  • Conjunctivitis or Pink Eye
    The conjunctiva is the thin, clear membrane over the white part of the eye, lining the eyelids as well. Inflammation of this membrane is called conjunctivitis or pink eye.

  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
    Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (GPC) is a condition most commonly associated with contact lens use. The occurrence of GPC is up to four times greater in soft contact wearers versus hard contact wearers.

  • Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis
    The most common type of ocular allergies are seasonal and perennial (year round) allergic conjunctivitis. Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (hay fever conjunctivitis), is the more common type accounting for the majority of allergic conjunctivitis cases. As its name suggests, it is related to specific pollens that spore during specific seasons.


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