It is an infection or allergies irritate the conjunctiva, the eyes become red and swollen, and sometimes produce a sticky discharge. Some types are very contagious and are easily passed from person to person. It can be of origin: bacterial, viral, allergic, and toxic.
Treatment: To help relieve some of the inflammation and dryness caused by pink eye, you can use cold compresses and artificial tears. You should also stop wearing your contact lenses until your eye doctor says you can wear them again. It depends on the origin, it is the treatment: it can be antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, antiviral or antiallergic.