Eye infections are caused by a virus or bacteria in the environment that attacks the eye. The most common of these infections is conjunctivitis. Eye infections can happen in almost any part of the eye, such as: the eyelid (blepharitis), the vitreous (vitritis), the optic nerve (neuroretinitis) and the cornea (keratitis).


  • Chronically red eye
  • Itchiness
  • Watery eyes
  • Eye swelling
  • Eye pain
Back to Patient Resources
This website is optimized for more recent web browsers. Please consider these upgrade options: IE10+ (), Chrome (), Firefox ().