I started this blog with pink eye, because pink eye is what everyone knows- and think they have. The reality is blepharitis is by far the most common cause of conjunctivitis. I see several patients every day with blepharitis. Blepharitis is caused by a build up of the normal bacteria on the eyelashes. When these bacteria reach a critical level,… More →

“Pink Eye”

I see many patients who come into the office confident ¬†they have pink eye. Usually they don’t. Pink eye is just one of many forms of conjunctivitis- inflammation of the surface of the eye. Conjunctivitis is like saying you have a dog, but doesn’t tell you whether it is a poodle, cocker spaniel, etc. Pink eye is just one kind… More →