Posts Tagged 'Conjunctivitis'

What’s Going Around may be in the water.

Pink Eye is not just a school-time infection — Centra Care doctors see just as many cases of conjunctivitis during the summer months. Why? Well, chemical irritants like chlorine in swimming pools, or infection from bacteria or virus in oceans, lakes and poorly balanced pools can also lead to conjunctivitis. While the Lake Buena Vista Centra Care location saw the most cases of Pink Eye last week, the Kissimmee Centra Care had a 600 % increase in ...

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Conjunctivitis, YIKES! What is it? Could you have it?

Wake up with eyes that are swollen, itchy and pink all over? You’re not alone. Conjunctivitis, better known as Pink Eye, is What’s Going Around. Centra Care physicians all over town have been diagnosing both adults and children with pink eye this week.

The greatest increases of Conjunctivitis have been seen at the following Centra Care centers:

Winter Park – up 450%

University & Azalea Park – up 400%

Colonial Town and Waterford Lakes – up 300% in ...

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