There are various kinds of eye infections and each of them is bad for your eyes. Check out the symptoms mentioned down below and judge for yourself. If you feel like you or any person that you know has any of these symptoms, make sure they book an appointment at Falcon Vision Centre as soon as possible.
Severe redness in the inner eyelid of the white part of the eyes-
Conjunctiva is a thin and clear layer of tissue in the white part of your eyes. If there is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, it will cause severe redness in the eyes known as conjunctivitis. A common name for conjunctivitis is pinkeye. There are various reasons why someone can have conjunctivitis. It can be due to exposure to irritants or a reaction to some kind of eye drops.
Decreased vision and eye pain
Whenever someone has Keratitis, they suffer from decreased vision and eye pain. Keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea. There are bad repercussions to keratitis if left untreated. It may also result in partial or full blindness. It is a very serious infection and if you see these symptoms, make sure you call your eye doctor today.
Foreign body sensation in the cornea
If you feel you have got something stuck in your eyes or a foreign body sensation in the cornea, it might be a sign of Corneal ulcer. Corneal Ulcer has symptoms like blurred vision, white spots on the cornea, and excessive tearing.
Floaters and/or spots in the field of vision
Floaters, spots or both in the field of vision is a sign of Uveitis. Causes might be physical eye injury or any kind of bacterial infection.
Again, if it is left untreated, can cause a lot of trouble in the long run. It is best to consult an expert as soon as possible.
Eyelid swelling and frequent tearing
If you have swollen eyelids along with pain and tears, you might have been suffering from something called Sty. It will help if you put a soft piece of cloth damped in warm water in the infected area.