A 50-year-old member asked:
is it possible for anyone to get pink eye?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Stephen Hamilton answered
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink eye: Yes, pink eye is just a virus infecting the conjunctiva or outer layer of the eyeball. It can be very contagious and is spread like any other virus, contact with infected fluids (tears). It runs a course like a cold and usually only requires treatment to alleviate symptoms.
Answered on Jun 24, 2015
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