Pink Eye at Pediatric Urgent Care in Orlando, FL
This is a redness and swelling of the conjunctiva, the mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface. When irritation occurs, this lining becomes red and swollen; we term this pink eye. Pink eye is caused by infections, dry eyes, chemicals, or allergies. This condition is usually not serious and goes away in 7 to 10 days. Symptoms normally include redness, swelling, itching, burning, and drainage from the eye. Treatment for pinkeye usually involves drops that are prescribed by your physician. If you have any questions about pink eye, please feel free to talk to one of our friendly medical staff to schedule a visit.