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Bacterial Conjunctivitis

PINK EYE

  • Pink Eye’ is a general term for ‘conjunctivitis’ – inflammation and often redness and injection of the membrane covering the front of the eye and lining the insides of the eyelids – there are many kinds:
  • “Bacterial” Conjunctivitis – see the first image, the cartoon:

redness of the eye

sticky & watery discharge

VERY contagious

○ treated with topical antibiotics