What is conjunctivitis?

Also known as: pink eye.

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is an eye infection of the transparent tissue surrounding the eye that is common among children. It leads to some uncomfortable symptoms, but it is typically not a serious illness and tends to resolve fairly quickly.

Reviewed by: Zenia P Aguilera, M.D.

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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