What causes conjunctivitis?

Natalya Galushko
Natalya Galushko
11 April 2013
What causes conjunctivitis?

Conjunctivitis Probably, many people faced this disease, being still very young. Yes, and at a later age, it happens, suffer from such a disease. And that conjunctivitis is an inflammation that progresses on the mucous membranes of our eyes, they know, of course, everything. Find out what causes conjunctivitis and why they get sick so often.

Causes Conjunctivitis

  • The second name for conjunctivitis is “dirty hands disease”. This affliction is the result of the activity of viruses or bacteria deposited on the mucous membrane of the eyes. It is the unwashed hands, with which we shake our eyes, that are the cause of inflammation. But not only they. Infection to enter the human body will find other ways. And the result is quite natural - conjunctivitis. Hands still need to be washed. And as often as possible.
  • But not always the cause of conjunctivitis can be an infection. Every day more and more often there is such an earlier, not so massive, allergy to stimuli from our environment: dust, various fumes, pollen, etc.

So, if you suddenly feel that your eyes, as if covered with sand, be sure to contact a knowledgeable person in the field of ophthalmology, which is your oculist. He will determine what the etiology of your disease. And then, guided by the diagnosis, prescribe adequate treatment.