Pink Eye Treatment Available to Visitors and Residents of Lahaina, Hawaii
When you catch pink eye, be sure to receive treatment fast. Pink eye is an inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva that can be triggered by a number of different causes, and it can be highly contagious for up to two weeks. However, obtaining a diagnosis and treatment from a qualified medical professional in Lahaina, HI, quickly can help to relieve the pain of the condition sooner and contain the spread of pink eye.
At Urgent Care West Maui, we are here to help both residents and visitors of Lahaina, HI, receive the treatment they need 365 days a year. Our doctors are trained to treat a wide variety of non-life threatening illnesses and injuries, including pink eye. So whether you received pink eye from a virus, bacterial infection, allergic reaction, or a foreign object in the eye, our medical professionals can treat your condition quickly and competently.
Patients who visit Urgent Care West Maui for pink eye treatment will first be assessed by one of our highly-trained doctors in order to diagnose the condition. During a comprehensive examination, our doctors will ask questions about their symptoms and recent medical history and perform a physical examination of the eyes. Oftentimes, they will look for:
- Redness in one or both eyes
- Itchiness in one or both eyes
- A discharge in one or both eyes
Once the condition is confirmed, our doctors will provide treatment to relieve the symptoms of the condition. This may include artificial tears, cleaning the eyelids, and/or applying cold or warm compresses. Antiviral medications may be prescribed if the pink eye is caused by the herpes simplex virus, and if the pink eye is caused by allergies, the patient may be prescribed allergy medication.
To receive pink eye treatment at Urgent Care West Maui in Lahaina, Hawaii, visit our center at your convenience.