Overview

Conjunctivitis, which is commonly called pink eye, is an infection or swelling in the eye area. Blood vessels in the conjunctiva, a thin membrane that lines part of the eye, become inflamed. This gives the eye a red or pink color that's[read article]

Tests for Conjunctivitis

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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A visual acuity test is an exam that determines how well you can see the details of a word or symbol from a specific distance away. There are several different type...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Conjunctivitis

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CIPROFLOXACIN (sip roe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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AZITHROMYCIN (az ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It also prevents a certain type of eye infection that can...  More
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TOBRAMYCIN (toe bra MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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GATIFLOXACIN (ga ti FLOKS a sin) is an quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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GENTAMICIN (jen ta MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial eye infections.  More
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BACITRACIN (bass i TRAY sin) is a polypeptide antibiotic.It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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LEVOCABASTINE (lee voe KAB as teen) is an antihistamine eye drop. It is used to reduce itchy eyes caused by allergies.  More
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SULFACETAMIDE (sul fa SEE ta mide) is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat eye infections.  More
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CROMOLYN SODIUM (KROE moe lin SOE dee um) helps to relieve seasonal eye allergies.  More
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DEXAMETHASONE; TOBRAMYCIN (dex a METH a sone; toe bra MYE sin) contains a steroid and an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It...  More
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Gramicidin; Neomycin; Polymyxin B (gram i SYE din; nee oh MYE sin; pol i MIX in B) is an antibiotic. It is used in the eye to treat certain types of infections.  More
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MOXIFLOXACIN (mox i FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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POLYMYXIN B and TRIMETHOPRIM (pol i MIX in B and trye METH oh prim) eye drops treat certain eye infections caused by bacteria.  More
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Prednisolone; Sulfacetamide (pred NISS oh lone; sul fa SEE ta mide) is a combination of a steroid and an antibiotic. It used to treat certain eye infections. It als...  More
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BACITRACIN; NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN (bass i TRAY sin; nee oh MYE sin; pol i MIX in) is used to treat eye infections.  More
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FLUOROMETHOLONE; SULFACETAMIDE (flure oh METH oh lone; sul fa SEE ta mide) is an eye drop with a steroid and a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain i...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Conjunctivitis

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BACITRACIN (bass i TRAY sin) is a polypeptide antibiotic.It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.  More
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Self Care for Conjunctivitis

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Apply Cold Compresses
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Herbs and Supplements for Conjunctivitis What's this?

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Honey is a sweet, viscid fluid produced by honeybees ( Apis melliflera ) from the nectar of flowers. It is generally recognized as safe (GRAS), but there have been ...  More
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Eyebright's genus name, Euphrasia , is derived from the Greek euphrosyne, the name of one of the three Graces who was distinguished for joy and mirth.  More
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