Pink eye, also known as Conjunctivitis, is the redness and swelling of the eyelid and eye surface which is most commonly caused by bacteria. Pink eye is extremely contagious, typically passed on by sharing objects or poor hand-washing with someone who has pink eye.
Common causes of pink eye include:
- Infections caused by a virus/bacteria
- Sand/wind exposure causing dry eyes
If you are suffering from swollen, itchy and burning eyes, most likely you have come into contact with pink eye. For treatment, stop by our walk-in urgent care center located in Norwalk, CT. We are open 7 days a week and appointments are never required.
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