Conjunctivitis and Blepharitis

Also known as pinkeye, conjunctivitis is usually triggered by an infection or allergic reaction. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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Also known as pinkeye, conjunctivitis is usually triggered by an infection or allergic reaction. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Steer clear of irritants

    Put away the contact lenses, and avoid windy conditions, smoke, chlorinated pools, and anything else that irritates your eyes

  • See a professional

    Visit your healthcare provider or eye-care specialist to find out if your conjunctivitis is caused by a treatable medical condition

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