Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

A Convenient Source of Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)  Treatment in the St. Johns, Howell and Carson City MI, Area

Conjunctivitis is an eye condition that frequently occurs in young children, but adults can get it, too. The nickname “pink eye” refers to the most obvious symptom: redness of the white part of the eye. It’s caused by inflammation of the eye’s transparent tissue, called the conjunctiva. Although conjunctivitis will often clear up on its own in a couple of days, it’s a good idea to seek medical treatment to confirm the diagnosis and prevent the possibility of worsening symptoms, especially in the case of preschoolers. At Ouch Urgent Care, conjunctivitis treatment is one of the many nonemergency medical services we offer to people in the St. Johns, Howell and Carson City, Michigan, community.

We take pride in being a convenient and more affordable alternative to the emergency room for those who don’t have a primary care physician or can’t get a speedy appointment with their family doctor. We treat patients of all ages, including infants, and our walk-in clinic is open daily. Our wait times are short, but you can also use our convenient online check-in service to reserve your place in line before you arrive.

We also offer appointments for telemedicine services during which you can consult virtually with one of our highly trained practitioners using your video-enabled smartphone or another mobile device. And we accept most major insurance plans, including Medicaid.

When Is It a Good Idea to Seek Conjunctivitis Treatment?

Pink eye is typically caused by either a viral or bacterial infection, or it can result from an allergic reaction. Depending on the cause, you or your child may need antiviral or antibiotic medication or some other conjunctivitis treatment to speed up recovery. The practitioners at Ouch Urgent Care can provide the diagnosis you need and follow up with the most appropriate treatment plan. Effective conjunctivitis treatment can help you or your little one recover faster and return to normal activities without fear of spreading the infection to others.

To learn more about the conjunctivitis treatment and other convenient medical services we offer at Ouch Urgent Care in St. Johns, Howell or Carson City, contact us today.

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