Pink eye (medically called conjunctivitis) results from a viral or bacterial infection that spreads from an allergy and the rubbing of the eyes. Pink eye causes red, puffy, itchy, watery eyes, and thick, yellow discharge, which looks a lot worse than it is.
Although conjunctivitis doesn’t cause any lasting eye damage, you might need some aid from your doctor in the form of anti-bacterial drugs. A healthy person usually just needs time and rest to heal a nasty eye infection.
In the meantime, you can speed the healing process and lessen the red, painful, itch using these nine effective home remedies for pink eye…
1. Eye Drops
Saline eye drops will keep your eyes clean, moist, and soothe the itchy pain of pink eye. Apply eye drops as needed to lessen pain and press a warm cloth over the eyelid.