What is viral conjunctivitis, and how is it treated by an eye doctor?

Patients who have red, irritated eyes that occur almost overnight may be dealing with a condition called conjunctivitis, though it is more commonly known as “pink eye.” Conjunctivitis can occur due to bacteria or a virus. Viral conjunctivitis is pink eye that is highly contagious. This infection is often caused by the adenovirus and includes …

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