Although pink eye, or conjunctivitis, affects some very delicate areas of your eye, it’s one of the most treatable eye conditions. Here, the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shares what you need to know about pink eye: its symptoms, how to prevent it, and when you should seek treatment.
WHAT IS PINK EYE?
An inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin issue that lines the eyelids and the white part of the eyeball. The inflammation, according to the CDC, gives the eye a pink or reddish color.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?