Treatment for pink eye depends on the type of pink eye a patient has, since there are three types. Fortunately, this condition is usually not serious and can clear up on its own without treatment after 7 to 10 days, as s... More » Health Vision

Doctors typically prescribe antibiotics in eyedrop or ointment form to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, or pinkeye, according to Mayo Clinic. For allergy-related conjunctivitis, physicians use eyedrop medications, includi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The most common treatment for pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is the use of antibiotic eyedrops, according to Mayo Clinic. Eye ointment is another common medication that is prescribed. More » Health Vision

The best at home treatment for pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is the alternating application of cool and warm compresses to the affected eye. The compress should be applied to the eye for about five to 10 minutes a few tim... More »

The recommended type of eye drops for pink eye treatment is dependent on the cause of the pink eye, according to WebMD. Generally, application of preservative-free artificial tears a few times a day can help relieve disc... More »

The Mayo Clinic states that pink eye is contagious as long as the eye is producing a discharge. Bacterial cases of pink eye may be contagious for up to 24 hours after starting treatment with antibiotics. More »

A person with pink eye may feel itchiness or a gritty feeling in the eye, and it may also have a burning sensation. Pink eye is another term for conjunctivitis, and its name is based on the pink or red color in the whit... More » Health Vision