Also known as “acute conjunctivitis,” pink eye is an inflammation that can be caused by infections from bacteria or viruses. Pink eye can also be caused by allergies, eye injury or reaction to medication.
Performing the RPS Adenovirus test in office will assist the doctor in accurately diagnosing which form of pink eye you may have since the symptoms are very similar, regardless of whether it caused by an allergy, virus or bacteria.
What are the symptoms of pink eye?
Is pink eye contagious?
Yes. Pink eye can be highly contagious and may easily spread through many of our daily activities as well as close contacts. Depending on the type of pink eye, isolation may be necessary to stop the spread of infection to others.
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