What is an Eye Infection?
Conjunctivitis or Pinkeye is an infection which is highly contagious and styes are a bump on the eyelid that develops when bacteria gets into the eyelash hair follicle.
What causes Eye Infections?
Viral or bacterial infection can cause conjunctivitis. An allergic reaction to irritants like pollen, smoke, chlorine, some ingredients in cosmetics or contact lens solutions can cause infections.
What is the Solution?
Call your doctor first, then see below for additional do-it-yourself treatments to make your eyes more comfortable and to prevent infections in the future.