Conjunctivitis also known as the pink eye condition is an inflammation and infection of the eye. The obvious sign of conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the blood vessels in conjunctiva which makes them visible and gives that impression of pink eyes. Other symptoms indicating conjunctivitis include irritation, itching, foreign body sensation and watering of the eyes.
The number of conjunctivitis cases is on slowly rise in major cities around the world as more patients are diagnosed with this condition each year. The main causes of eye infection are allergies, viruses, bacteria or chemical substances. (more…)