Dr. Phil Voss, Author at ConvenientMD

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): A Common Fall Illness

Doctor's Note Conjuncitivits

When it comes to fall illnesses, conjunctivitis—commonly referred to as “pink eye”—is among the most feared by parents. School-aged children are at a high level of risk of exposure to conjunctivitis, and though severe complications are rare, viral pink eye is incredibly contagious and can cause quite a bit of discomfort if left untreated.