EYE CARE TIPS ON HOW TO GET RID OF PINK EYE (CONJUNCTIVITIS)
How to avoid infection from conjunctivitis is very important. In any case you notice any of the factor or symptom of Pinkeye or Conjunctivitis my advice to you that “you must visit to your eye doctor”. Never try to treat it yourself.
The various symptoms of Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) differ depending on the cause of the inflammation and redness. Some of the common symptoms related to the conjunctivitis are as follow:
1. The Redness inside the eye or inner eyelid.
2. Increased amount of tears.
3. Especially after a sleep a thick yellow discharge that crusts over the eyelashes.
4. Green or white discharge from the eye.
5. Itchy eyes.
6. Burning of eyes.
7. Blurred vision.
8. Increased sensitivity to light.
The viral conjunctivitis is really very highly contagious. However, you should have to maintain proper hygiene which include the frequent hand washing and should minimize the transmission. Avoid touching your eyes. Avoiding allergens and taking proper care of your contact lenses can help reduce the risk of getting infected by pinkeye. If someone in your household has already infected, be sure to wash hands often and thoroughly. Also avoid sharing cloths, towels, pillows, or eye makeup with the person.
Following are few Eye care tips to remember if you or your child is infected by Pink eye:
1. Don’t touch or rub the infected eye(s). Wash your hands often with soap and warm water.
2. Wash any discharge from your eyes several times a day and dab with fresh paper towel.
3. You should regularly wash your bed linens, pillowcases, and towels in hot water along with detergent.
4. Avoid wearing eye makeup.
5. Don’t share eye makeup with anyone.
6. Never wear another person’s contact lenses.
7. Wear eye glasses instead of contact lenses. Through away disposable lenses or be sure to clean extended wear lenses and all eye wear cases.
8. Avoid sharing common articles such as unwashed towels and glasses.
9. Wash your hands after applying the eye drops or ointment to your eye or your child’s eye.
10. If your child has bacterial or viral infection, keep your child at home and don’t send to school. It’s usually safe to return to school when symptoms have been resolved. It’s important to continue practicing good hygiene to prevent it.
Take care of your eyes with a proper way and it lead you to get rid of Pinkeye or Conjunctivitis. Continue your visit with Tricky Health Education for more Home Remedies and Health care tips along with Medical Education on various Topics.