Eye Infection Treatment
in Knoxville TN
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, eye infections requiring a trip to the doctor or hospital affect almost a million people each year. Improper use and care of contact lenses play a significant role in many of these infections. Eye infections can be caused by many of the same bacteria and viruses that affect other parts of your body. With proper treatment, many common eye infections do not generally cause any lasting damage to your vision.
Understanding Eye Diseases
Some of the most common eye infections include:
Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Infections
In order to ensure your condition is properly diagnosed, for example iritis can sometimes be confused for conjunctivitis, it is important that a complete eye examination is performed. The exam will allow your doctor to fully understand and diagnose your condition. Depending on the results of your exam, our skilled eye doctors can also provide you with recommendations for treatments and a recommended treatment schedule.