There are numerous things that can cause conjunctivitis (the technical term for pink eye/red eye). They range from environmental factors (dust, smoke, pollen), irritation from chemicals (shampoos, soaps, smoke, cleaning products), as well as viruses and bacteria.
Our testing will accurately diagnose you. Our Optometrists can provide you a prescription for treatment (if required), as well as appropriate next steps.
A visit to our clinic is almost always faster than waiting at a walk-in clinic or emergency room.
Due to the varied causes of conjunctivitis, there are numerous treatment protocols:
If the cause of the condition is bacterial or viral, there is significant risk of exposing others to it.
Most forms of conjunctivitis can be quickly treated. There’s no need to suffer for any longer than you have to.
When you book your appointment, be sure to specify that you think you have conjunctivitis and would like to be tested for it. One of our Optometrists will perform a series of tests to determine the cause and provide you a treatment plan.