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How many knids of pinkeye are there?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Several

The operative question is how do you define 'pink eye'? Most commonly it is due to a viral infection of the conjunctiva, the lining over the white of the eye and the inside of the lids.
But many patients call any eye redness 'pink eye' this can include allergy, hemorrhage, even trauma.

In brief: Several

The operative question is how do you define 'pink eye'? Most commonly it is due to a viral infection of the conjunctiva, the lining over the white of the eye and the inside of the lids.
But many patients call any eye redness 'pink eye' this can include allergy, hemorrhage, even trauma.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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