Pink Eye Pictures

Pink eye pictures can look quite disturbing. Symptoms for pink eye are different from one individual to another and so do the remedies. While pink eye is not considered a major illness, some attention does need to be given to the infection and going to the doctor is a good place to start. If the infection goes on too long, lost of eye sight is possible. The internet is a good source and has a wealth of information with regards to home and natural remedies for those viral eye infections. Remember to wash your hands frequently as this infection is highly contagious and easy to transfer to other humans. Don’t share eye makeup, facial washes or clothes. Not all infections are the same, see your doctor.

When you see a picture of pink eye, when you are looking to see if you have it or not, look for puffiness, pink to red in color and swollen eyes. Pink eye also known as conjunctivitis is an infection to the mucus membranes of the lid of the eye and the eye itself. A healthy eye’s lining is clear but when it is irritated it can become infected. While most infections are not serious they are very annoying, however, it is short lived by only sticking around 7 to 10 days without medical treatment. Symptoms of pink eye are itching or burning feeling, some sensitivity to light, tearing, swollen and red eyelids and redness of the eyes.

To avoid looking like these people in these pictures of pink eye you can keep your hands washed and stay away from infected people. But if you end up having an eye that looks like a picture of pink eye you can start treatments. Treatments of the symptoms for pink eye range from medical treatment to a host of home or natural remedies. If the symptoms are not improving seek medical treatment as the infection may be bacterial which can only improve with antibiotics. These home remedies include lemon juice, Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo and even breast milk. Black tea bags, contact solution and Balmex diaper cream are the most popular among the home remedies. None of these remedies claim to cure pink eye in one day but some do claim to cure it in two to three days. One remedy proven to show major improvement over night and cure within days is eyebright, a herb that is used for the treatment of eye irritations and is easily prepared by using just a teaspoon in a cup of boiling water then you will need to strain the leaves, let the solution cool and use as an eye wash. The herb fennel is prepared and administered the same way and helps clear the vision for blurriness. Castor oil is a remedy that has been around for a long time for other ailments and has proven to be effective in symptoms of pink eye. Just use this all time favorite home remedy three times a day to help get rid of the pink eye naturally. So to avoid looking like the pink eye pictures, make sure to stay clean.