CONJUNCTIVITIS IN THE BABY - SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT - BABY HEALTH
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How to Identify and Treat Conjunctivitis in a Baby



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Conjunctivitis in the baby is characterized by inflammation of the conjunctiva, a membrane that lines the eyes and eyelids, leaving the baby's eyes red, watery, with discharge and itching. The treatment of conjunctivitis in the baby should be directed by the ophthalmologist or pediatrician and can be done with antibiotic eye drops or ointments, antihistamine remedies or cleaning the eyes with gels moistened in filtered water or saline, according to the type of conjunctivitis