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Pink Eye: How It Develops and How to Treat It


Also known as conjunctivitis, pink eye is the inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane covering our eyes. It causes a pinkish reddish color due to the inflammation of red blood cells in the transparent membrane or conjunctiva.

Bacterial or viral infection, allergies, chemical splash, blocked tear duct, or foreign bodies in the eye are common causes of pink eye. The most common symptoms are:

  • Redness in one or both eyes
  • Itchiness in one or both eyes
  • A gritty feeling in one or both eyes
  • A discharge that forms a crust preventing your eye from opening in the morning
  • Tearing

Pink eye is contagious, so early intervention is very important. Best Choice Wellness & Laboratory LLC offers accessible medical clinic services in Plantation, Florida, that treat a variety of acute illnesses, including pink eye. Our goal is to help reduce the worsening of acute illnesses over time due to inadequate medical attention.

Wellness & sick visits here at our clinic can guarantee that your pink eye will be cured in no time. Should you experience any of the symptoms above, we encourage you to visit our clinic immediately.

If not treated immediately, pink eye can result in severe complications. Pink eyes can inflame your cornea, which can affect vision. The risk of problems might be decreased by prompt diagnosis and treatment by our doctor if you experience eye pain, a foreign body sensation, impaired vision, or light sensitivity.

To learn more about how we can help you treat any of your acute illnesses, including pink eye, feel free to contact us through our medical & telehealth in Florida.

We also offer laboratory services, wellness visits, COVID-19 vaccinations, early gender testing, and more.

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