What is Madras Eye?
Madras eye is Conjunctivitis. It refers to the inflammation of the outermost covering of the eyeball and inner layer of eyelid. It can be caused by various agents like bacteria, virus, wind, smoke, pollen, radiation or chemical agents. If a person comes in close physical contact of the infected person or his infected belongings, the bacteria or virus gets transmitted and thus, causes infection from person to person.