Can you go blind from pink eye?

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Yes, gonococcal conjunctivitis (a type of pink eye) in newborns can lead to corneal ulcers and blindness if untreated. Most cases of pink eye heal completely without long-term complications.
Normally, it won't. See a doctor ASAP when you have symptoms.
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