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What is Pink Eye? How do You Get Pink Eye?

Posted by Dr. J. R. Lacey, Therapeutic Optometrist

Feb 17, 2013 11:07:00 PM

What is Pink Eye?

How do You Get Pink Eye?

Pink eye is actually a non-medical term that is commonly used to describe the medical condition called conjunctivitis.  Some actually define pink eye as a certain type of conjunctivitis, such as an acute epidemic type of bacterial conjunctivitis; however, most eye doctors would probably assume any reference to pink eye as one of the various types of conjunctivitis.

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Topics: Conjunctivitis, Pink Eye Causes, Pink Eye Symptoms, Pink Eye, Pink Eye Treatment, Red Eye

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