Inflammation of the mucous layer of the eye.
and can be
or non -
are curable by avoiding exposure to the allergen.
The other can heal in 1 - 2 weeks.
, such as
Irritation by dust, wind, smoke, pollution and even domestic chemical or
, such as welding.
caused by pollen,
or other allergens.
Signs and symptoms.
The most characteristic symptoms are:
It can affect one or both eyes.
Itching or burning sensation.
or green mucus with
, most seeming to get out of bed.
Sensitivity to light (photophobia)
Newborns of mothers of
(very serious, can cause the loss of the eye, thereby instilling
few drops of antibiotic in the eyes of newborns)
Overcrowding and poor hygiene conditions.
School and public places like markets.
Intense environmental pollution, with atmospheric phenomena of "cold
, " which produced the so - called smog or acid fog, very irritating.
Frequent washing of the eyes with soap and hot water.
Avoiding exposure to irritants.
Employ appropriate protective goggles during the electric welding.
To avoid irritation caused by dust or foreign bodies (see foreign body in the eye) the use of goggles for the work giving off sparks, chips or dust.
Wear sunglasses to drive motorcycles or car.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
Diagnosis by symptoms.
In some cases, to distinguish the cause, should be investigated within the conjunctiva of the eyelids,
technique that is recommended to conduct
Treatment varies depending on the cause.
If there is no secrección purulent, the eyes can be cleaned with
soaked in an infusion of
, three or four times
must go to the
within 48 hours if it
not been solved.
Drops prescribed by
; antiallergic, antinfección, antibiotics and so on.
safe and effective method to put drops in the eye of
With the child lying with your eyes closed, gently put the number of drops prescribed in the
of the eye near the interior wall of the nose, forming
small pool in that area.
When the child opens his eyes, the drops will come easily in the eye.
If not treated properly, can affect the
permanently blocking the view.