Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, refers to an inflammation and infection of tiny blood vessels in conjunctiva, which is the transparent membrane that lines the white part of the eyes and your eyelid. When conjunctiva is red and swollen, it is a sign that it is irritated and infected and you have conjunctivitis. Other symptoms include redness, tearing, itching and mucous productions that often cement the eyelids together firmly while sleeping. Pinkeye is most common during winters when pollen count is high. Pinkeye is extremely contagious and people with weakened immune system can easily get infected. It is necessary to take immediate action to prevent initial infection; otherwise it can spread rapidly and infect others around you. Doctors usually prescribe antibiotic eye drops and ointments. But pinkeye can be treated at home easily. There is no need to run to the doctor’s office. These 5 Home treatments can successfully help to reduce pain and irritation and stop the drainage.