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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis
The eyeball can be hurt by infections or allergies. One of the most common threat is conjunctivitis. It is an inflammation of the eye tissue called conjunctiva. The blood vessels of this membrane swell when the conjunctiva is infected. This can cause reddening. Conjunctivitis can occur at any age. Without complications, the conjunctivitis is harmless for visual function. Viral or bacterial infections, allergic reactions, in this review, we will present you the different forms of conjunctivitis and how to treat them.

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What is allergic conjunctivitis?

Allergic conjunctivitis is provoked by allergen, intern allergen (mites, mildew we face every day at home or workplace) and environmental allergens (pollen, polluting substance, seeds transported by wind).

 

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What is bacterial conjunctivitis?

Bacterial conjunctivitis is characterized by purulent secretions in addition to conjunctivitis inflammation signs (hurtless reddening-eye).

 

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What is viral conjunctivitis?

Both eyes are often infected by viral conjunctivitis. The virus spreads easily from an eye to the other.

 

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