Pink eye


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
(Med.) a popular name for an epidemic variety of ophthalmia, associated with early and marked redness of the eyeball.

See also: Pink

Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
He was a good sized white rabbit with pink eyes, much like all other white rabbits.
Some were lying asleep while others lay sucking their paws and looking around them with big pink eyes.
Who's that little boy with the light hair and pink eyes, in a fancy dress?
So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her.
Its face was of the ashen hue of a fresh corpse, while the white hair and pink eyes denoted the absence of pigment; a characteristic of albinos.
I hope you will be kind to my girls," said Lady Crawley, with her pink eyes always full of tears.
Business focuses on: writing prescriptions, contact lenses, selling eye glasses, eye glass prescriptions, Comprehensive eye care-diabetic eye exams, red eyes, pink eye, treats glaucoma, removes debris, and more
ISLAMABAD -- Eye Specialist on Wednesday warned that expired makeup can cause breakouts and infections like pink eye, acne among females as a product expires means that the preservatives have stopped being as effective.
The bacteria, Chlamydia caviae (C caviae), normally causes pink eye in guinea pigs.
Conjunctivitis or pink eye as it is commonly known is an inflammation or infection of the eye, which is caused by a bacterial or viral infection or an allergic reaction.
Q My pharmacist told me that my red, itchy eyes might be due to pink eye, but I thought only children developed this problem--should I see a doctor?
Conjunctivitis or pink eye is an inflammation or redness of the lining of the white part of the eye and the underside of the eyelid that can be caused by infection, allergic reaction, or physical agents like infrared or ultraviolet light.