Conjunctivitis is infection or irritation of the mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and part of the front covering of the eyeball. Conjunctivitis (or pinkeye) may cause the white part of the eye to look pink or red and may cause yellow or green drainage from the eye.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Current as of||October 31, 2013|
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