From this pharmacy CPD module on conjunctivitis you will learn about:
- The different types of conjunctivitis
- How to recognise the symptoms and accurately diagnose the condition
- Differentiating between other conditions that cause similar eye symptoms
- The suitable treatments available for infective conjunctivitis
Download this module - this includes the 5 minute test - here
Conjunctivitis is a general term for the inflammation or swelling of the conjunctiva – the thin, transparent mucous membrane that covers the front of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelids. The inflammation may have many causes – for example, bacterial, viral, allergic, fungal, immunological reactions, mechanical or chemical irritation.
Conjunctivitis is considered a minor eye condition. It does not normally lead to permanent vision loss or structural damage; however, sometimes the condition can