Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis

Pink eyes, also known as conjunctivitis, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids. It can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection, allergies, or irritants.

Symptoms

The pink eyes symptoms may vary depending on the cause of the infection, but can include:

Prevention of Pink Eye:

You can reduce your risk of getting pink eyes by taking these steps:

How to treat pink eye?

Treatment for pink eye depends on the signs of pink eye. For bacterial infections, your doctor may prescribe antibiotic eye drops or ointments. For viral infections, treatment is usually focused on relieving symptoms. Allergy-related pink eye may be treated with antihistamines or other allergy medications. For irritants, your doctor may flush your eye to remove the substance.

When to See a Doctor:

Most cases of pink eye are not serious and will resolve on their own within 7-10 days. However, you should see a doctor if you experience:

At Dallas Premier Primary and Urgent Care, our experienced medical professionals are here to provide comprehensive care for patients with pink eye. We offer prompt diagnosis and treatment to help you recover quickly and avoid complications. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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