Posts Tagged 'Pink Eye'

(Not So) Pretty In Pink

Pink, pink and more pink! Pediatric Conjunctivitis is What’s Going Around in Central Florida this week. Area Centra Care locations are reporting that there have been substantial increases in the number of pediatric patients diagnosed with Pink Eye. The following ares of town saw the greatest increases in pediatric Pink Eye cases: ​

University – up 400%
Azalea Park, Conway, Kissimmee, Longwood – up 200%
Hunter’s Creek, Dr. Phillips, South Orange – ...

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Pink Eye Sidelines Costas

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Oddly enough, the Winter Olympics coverage has included a lot of talk (and visuals) about Conjunctivitis, otherwise known as Pink Eye.

Centra Care doctors treat conjunctivitis cases every day. Last week, the greatest increases in Pink Eye victims were documented at the following Centra Care centers:

Longwood: up 500%
Azalea Park ...

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What’s Going Around is Highly Contagious

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Any eyes in your house that are swollen, itchy and pink all over? Conjunctivitis, better known as Pink Eye, is What’s Going Around. Centra Care reports a 30% case increase last week among pediatric patients.

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Pink Eye is an inflammation or infection ...

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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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Pink Eye – not just for kids anymore

This week, it seems pink is the new …. hazel, and blue and brown and green…

Conjunctivitis also known as Pink Eye, is what Centra Care data shows as What’s Going Around this week. While it is typically seen mostly in children, Centra Care data shows that adult cases have risen by over 30 percent in the last week.

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Pink Eye is a VERY contagious infection of the conjunctiva, which is a thin film that covers the inside of your eyelids ...

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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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