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All the details about eye fever, which is often found in children and adults, called conjunctivitis in medical parlance, are in our news…

What to know about eye fever, which occurs with symptoms such as redness in the eye, discharge, watery eyes or stickiness of the eyelids, feeling of a foreign body in the eye, and swelling or discomfort in the eyelids in our news… What is Eye Fever? Symptoms and treatment of eye fever…


Eye fever is a condition caused by inflammation or infection of a thin membrane called the conjunctiva, which covers the inner surface of the eyelid and part of the white surface of the eye.

The most common causes of conjunctivitis are viruses and bacteria, but other causes include allergies, ultraviolet light, and chemical or environmental irritants contains.

Viral eye fever is caused by the same viruses that are also often responsible for colds. These viruses are very contagious (spread easily from person to person), usually starting with one eye and spreading to the other eye within a few days.

Bacterial eye fever is caused by various types of bacteria. Bacterial conjunctivitis is also contagious, and often short-term antibiotic drops or ointments should be used.

Allergic eye fever is not contagious and usually occurs in spring, summer and early autumn. It is often triggered by plant pollen and exposure to grass. Animals or people allergic to dust mites can be affected throughout the year.

Chemical or irritant eye fever is also not contagious and is caused by exposure to irritants including:

  • Chlorine in swimming pools
  • Contact lenses
  • Cosmetics
  • Foreign objects
  • Eye injury
  • Intense light (i.e. snow blindness)
  • Smoke

Conjunctivitis can also occur in people with certain medical conditions. These include thyroid disease, gout, certain types of cancer, tuberculosis and syphilis.


  • Formation of a pink or red color in the White of the eyes
  • Lumpy pain in one or both eyes
  • Itching or burning sensation in one or both eyes
  • Do not open eyelids or eyelashes, especially in the morning
  • Excessive watering in the eye
  • Eye runny nose
  • Eyelid swelling
  • Eye Burr
  • Increased sensitivity to light


Treatment of Viral eye fever in Turkey. No treatment is available for Viral eye fever. For eye colds caused by the Herpes simplex virus, your doctor may prescribe an antiviral drug.

Treatment of bacterial eye fever

More than half of cases of bacterial eye fever recover within one to two weeks without treatment. It is usually treated with antibiotic eye drops or creams. It is important to use antibiotics until the end so that the disease does not recur again.

Treatment of allergic eye fever

If you have an allergic eye cold, your doctor may prescribe various eye drops for allergies. Cold compress and artificial tear are effective in treating moderate severe cases. In more severe cases, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antihistamines are used.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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