Pink Eye Chandler AZ
Pink eye can affect anyone however it is of particular risk to children in school and teachers due to its contagious nature and the close proximity of students and teachers in class. Also know as conjunctivitis, Pink Eye is a common eye problem that involves an inflammation of the underside of the eyelids and the covering on the white part of the eye. When the eye becomes inflamed, the, blood vessels within it begin to dilate, causing it to appear pink. Pink eye is a highly contagious and can caused by a number of factors including viruses, bacteria, and allergens. Viral pink eye typically clears up in a short period of time without the need for any medication. It presents as watery, itchy eyes that are sensitive to light. This problem can be alleviated by applying a cool, wet cloth to the eyes to reduce the symptoms. Keep in mind that the cloth should be washed immediately after. Bacterial pink eye can lead to serious problems and requires medical attention. It presents in the corner of the eye as a green or yellow sticky discharge. This infection is treated with antibiotic drops. Allergen pink eye is caused by environmental triggers such as dust, pollen and animal dander and is generally accompanied by a runny nose and light sensitivity. It is not contagious.
At VISION EDGE we recognize the importance of offering personal, professional and detailed advice to our valued patients. Dr. Stamper, OD and the expert team of eye care professionals are here to help you with all of your vision and Pink Eye Chandler concerns. We’re proud to offer expert advice, the latest frame styles to complement your facial features, lens cleansing and eye glass inspection at no cost to you, as well as quick adjustments and minor repairs.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our expert eye care professionals. We understand how important your vision and eye health concerns are. Feel free to discuss your concerns with us. We’re here to answer all of your questions, evaluate your eye health concerns, and provide you with the best Pink Eye Chandler solutions.
The eye care professionals at VISION EDGE EYE CENTER will be happy to provide you with expert advice and respond to all of your vision concerns. To schedule an appointment with our expert team, email us or call us today. We look forward to serving you!