Home > Medical > Eye Health > Infections Infections All sections in Eye » About Eye » Contact Lenses » Eye Disorders » Eye Function » Eyestrain » FAQs » Health Tips » Infections » Laser Surgery » Living with Eye Problems » Multimedia » Eye News » Pain and Discomfort » Real-life Story » Squint (Strabismus) » Vision Problems » Growing Older 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. Healthy eyes on the digital world A journey through the human eye: how we see 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. Conditions affecting the iris Do not disregard iritis: it can lead to glaucoma, cataracts or other complications. Conditions affecting the cornea These include arc eye, foreign bodies and corneal ulcers. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.