What is chemical conjunctivitis?
Chemical conjunctivitis is not contagious and occurs as a reaction to chemical-based irritants. This condition could be caused by smoke from vehicles, noxious chemicals, chlorine in swimming pools, etc. Common symptoms include redness, swelling, and decreased vision, along with severe pain in the eye.
Other questions related to Pink Eye
- What is epidemic keratoconjunctivitis?
- How do you get pink eye?
- Is there over the counter treatment for pink eye?
- What is neonatal conjunctivitis?
- My day care requires antibiotic eye drops to be administered before allowing the child to return. Is this common? How should I approach care for my child if he probably has a viral infection?
- What is herpes simplex conjunctivitis?
- How long does pink eye last?
- How does an online doctor determine if a pink eye infection is viral or bacterial?
- How long is pink eye contagious? How does it spread?
- What is allergic conjunctivitis?