There are home remedies for bacterial conjunctivitis, which include taking boric acid or using an eye cup to cleanse the eye, but viral conjunctivitis must be treated professionally by a physician. Learn more about the differences between bacterial and viral conjunctivitis with information from a practicing optometrist in this free video on eye health.
Expert: James W. Kirkconnell
Bio: Dr. James W. Kirkconnell graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1984.
Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge