(kun-junk-tih-VI-tis), "pink eye. " Inflammation of the conjunctiva. Characterized by discharge, grittiness, redness and swelling. Usually viral in origin, but may be bacterial or allergic; may be contagious.
Some people with asthma, eczema or hay fever also suffer from allergic eye conditions. These allergic eye conditions usually become apparent before the age of 30 years. Characteristic symptoms include itching, sensitivity to light, and inflammation of the eyelids. ...
An inflammation of the eye's outer membrane, which causes redness, swelling, itching and watering in one or both eyes.
a bacterial or viral eye infection that causes a sticky discharge and irritation.
a very painful condition of the eye or conjunctive - the inner lining of the eyelid - caused by harsh light exposure to a UV light source or the sun.
Sometimes referred to as "pink eye", an infection of the outer layer of the eye that can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection
Inflammation of the eyelid. Sometimes this condition occurs independently, but it can also occur with other illnesses (i.e. measles).
Inflammation and irritation of the mucus membrane lining of the eyes. There are many causes for this problem, including infection, although it is frequently seen in patients who receive Ara-C. Eye drops are therefore given during Ara-C infusion to prevent this problem.
Itchy, watery eyes may be a sign of environmental allergy. Inflammation can lead to chronic discharge, sensation of foreign body and redness. Treatment includes identifing the allergic trigger, avoidance if possible, eye drops and immunotherapy. ...