We provide professional support in Red eye disease in infants and children.
One of the most common eye diseases in children is the
disease called red eye. Red eye disease, which is caused by bacterial and
viral origin, is also contagious. Red eye disease, which is observed to
increase especially in the summer months, can be easily terminated with early
diagnosis and treatment.
Complaints of red eye disease increase in summer
months when sunlight is more. It causes intense discomfort due to allergic
causes and sometimes progresses with upper respiratory tract infections.
Allergic causes, especially during seasonal changes,
Microbial effects from birth canal in newborn babies,
sensitivity to light,
severe burning and stinging,
The desire to constantly scratch the eye,
Intense burrs in the eyes,
In some cases, yellow liquid comes out of the eye,
Long-term redness of the eyes.
If you notice one or more of the above symptoms
in your child, you should consult a specialist ophthalmologist directly. Early
diagnosis and treatment of red eye disease is extremely important. An
easily treatable allergic reaction can lead to permanent vision problems if not
intervened in a timely manner.
Treatments vary according to the factors that cause red
eye disease. If the disease has an allergic basis; Getting away from
the source of allergies is the simplest and most effective solution. However,
in red eye diseases due to different reasons, drug treatment may be recommended
depending on the opinion of the specialist doctor.
In this process, children should wash their
hands frequently and use glasses in cold, windy weather. Towels and
personal use materials of children with red eye disease should be separate and
contact should be avoided. Because if red eye disease is of bacterial
origin, it can be transmitted extremely quickly.