Eye Infection Treatment Available for Derby, CT, Residents

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Eye infections are more than just annoying; they’re inconvenient at best and extremely painful at worst. If you need prompt eye infection treatment in Derby, Connecticut, turn to the professional medical team at PhysicianOne Urgent Care. We offer convenient walk-in treatment for conjunctivitis (pink eye) and other types of eye infections. Best of all, no appointment is necessary!

Pink Eye Symptoms

Pink eye, an irritation or inflammation of the white part of the eyeball, is a common type of eye infection caused by bacteria or a virus. It’s extremely contagious and it spreads through contact with eye secretions from someone who is infected. Therefore, if you’re experiencing pink eye symptoms, it’s important to seek treatment right away. Common symptoms include:

  • Redness
  • Itchiness
  • Tearing
  • A gritty sensation
  • Discharge that may form a crust overnight

Eye Infection Treatment

For immediate relief, clean your eyelid with a wet cloth using a warm or cold compress, or use over-the-counter eyedrops. Fortunately, many people with pink eye don’t require professional care. However, if your symptoms last longer than 12 to 24 hours or you experience the following symptoms, you should reach out to PhysicianOne Urgent Care as soon as possible:

  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain
  • Feeling like there’s something stuck in your eye
  • Sensitivity to light

Contact Us for Quick Treatment

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is the go-to immediate care provider for Derby residents. All of our conveniently located centers are open 365 days per year at flexible times that will work with your schedule. You can even schedule a Virtual Visit through our website. For more information, contact us today at 860-650-3848.

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This was the fastest, easiest, and best doctor's visit. The provider was extremely kind and helpful. I explained my symptoms, the provider asked a few followup questions, and then she issued a script. I will absolutely be using this service again and would recommend to anyone.
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