A 30-year-old member asked:

Is my eye infection anything serious? i heard that most pink eye was not serious, just virus.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Can be serious: You are right that most pink eyes are allergic or viral. But if you vision is changed, there is pain, or pus discharge, then you might have a bacterial infection that needs your ophthalmologist to look at.
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