Infectious Acute Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Acute conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, is inflammation of the outermost mucous membrane of the eyeball. Acute conjunctivitis (pink eye) is a common infectious eye disease, especially summer is a high-risk season for pinkeye. Anyone has a chance to be infected and contract acute conjunctivitis.

Causes & Categories


Red eyes and sore eyes? It may not be ordinary eye sensitivity, but pink eye.
Common symptoms of pink eye include::

  • Excessive tearing
  • Sandy or Gritty sensation
  • itchiness
  • Stinging or burning
  • Redness
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Eye discharge (rheum)
  • Severe patients will have Subconjunctival hemorrhage or Corneal Damage

Transmission Route

  • Through contact with the patient’s eyes or upper respiratory tract secretions
  • Cross infection through the patient’s personal daily necessities such as towels, clothing, eye cosmetics or eye drops
  • Swimmng


If you notice the above-mentioned symptoms of pink eye, you should seek medical advice immediately. In addition to pinkeye, there may also be deep inflammation of the eye, such as iritis, so if you feel any eye discomfort, you should ask a professional doctor to choose the appropriate pinkeye/iritis treatment or eye surgery for you. Most patients with pink eye can recover according to the prescription drugs of the doctor: antibiotic ointment/eye drops, etc.*

**Must be used under the prescription and instruction of an ophthalmologist, and cannot be purchased by yourself


  • Try to avoid returning to school, work, or crowded places before recovery
  • Wash hands thoroughly after touching eyes
  • Do not share towels or personal hygiene products with others
  • Items that have been in contact with eye secretions, such as paper towels, should also be disposed of properly
  • Avoid swimming before recovery to prevent infecting others

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