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Conjunctivitis

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by Badash M

(Pink Eye)

 

Causes

There are many causes of conjunctivitis including:
Both viral and bacterial conjunctivitis are highly contagious.
 

RESOURCES

American Optometric Association
http://www.aoa.org

Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Family Physician
http://www.cfp.ca

Canadian Ophthalmological Society
http://www.eyesite.ca

 

References


Infectious conjunctivitis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 6, 2014. Accessed September 15, 2014.


Pinkeye (conjunctivitis). American Academy of Pediatrics—Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/eyes/Pages/PinkEye-Conjunctivitis.aspx . Updated September 2, 2014. Accessed September 15, 2014.


Viral conjunctivitis. Review of Optometry. 2001.

 

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