Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, is the inflammation of the membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner lining of the eyelid. This area of the eye is called the conjunctiva.
There are many environmental factors that may cause this membrane to become inflamed such as allergies, hay fever, chemical, bacteria and viruses. But the most common cause of pinkeye is the bacteria and viruses that are contagious in nature. Read more