Is Pinkeye Contagious?

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a commonly-occurring inflammation of the conjunctiva; this thin mucosal membrane lines the inner eyelid and the white part of the eye, providing a protective layer. Normally clear and unnoticeable, when it becomes inflamed through …

Causes of Pinkeye

Pinkeye — medically known as conjunctivitis — is an infection that causes inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin layer of tissue that lines both the whites of your eyes as well as the inner eyelid.  The membrane, which is clear …