Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is inflammation of the outermost layer of the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid. It makes the eye appear pink or reddish. There may also be pain, burning, scratchiness, or itchiness
Conjunctivitis when caused by an infection is most commonly caused by a viral infection.Bacterial infections, allergies, other irritants and dryness are also common causes. Both bacterial and viral infections are contagious and passed from person to person, but can also spread through contaminated objects or water.
- Thick, stringy discharge which may be yellowish or greenish in color
- Eye pain
- Swelling of the eye
- Sensation of particle in the eye
- Aversion to light
- Sneezing and runny nose in allergic conjunctivitis.
Homeopathy has great scope in the treatment of conjunctivitis both the infectious and the non-infectious varieties by improving the immunity. Homeopathy is found to be more effective in acute conjunctivitis where the symptoms like redness , irritation, and pain is present. Homoeopathic medicines are helpful in curing the symptoms of acute conjunctivitis. All forms of acute ,chronic and recurring conjunctivitis patients are strongly suggested to check the homeopathic option.