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Infections

Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is a thin, transparent membrane that covers the surface of the inner eyelid and the front of the eye.

Pink-eye blues

Anyone who has suffered from "pink eye" will tell you that it's a force to be reckoned with, and that the itchiness and discomfort is enough to drive you up the wall.

Conjunctivitis in a nutshell

Conjunctivitis is the term for inflammation of the delicate membrane that covers the white of the eyes and lines the inside surfaces of the eyelids.

Eyelid infections

In the eyelid, either the meibomian glands along the edges of your eyelids, or the eyelash follicles can become infected, like a pimple on the eyelid.

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