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Conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the eye that should be treated

Are your eyes red and itchy? You may be suffering from conjunctivitis. It is one of the most prevalent eye diseases in the world. In Mauritius, more than 900 cases of conjunctivitis have been reported. Although this disease is not dangerous, it is nevertheless very embarrassing, and even painful. It is easily treated, and can disappear after a few days of treatment. However, if conjunctivitis is not treated properly, there is a risk of losing visual acuity. Learn more about this disease, how to treat it, and what precautions you may take to avoid contaminating others.   What is conjunctivitis?   Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the eye, more concretely, the transparent layer of cells that covers the eye and the inside of the eyelid are affected. The eye becomes…