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It is more common for chicken pox to cause a conjunctivitis, with vessicles present on the limbus or the conjunctiva, then an episcleritis.
In episcleritis the injection is due to engorgement of the episcleral vessels. These vessels run radially and can be seen underneath the conjunctiva. There can, at times, be concurrent conjuctivitis overlying the episcleral involvement.
Treatment for mild episcleritis is artificial tears QID. If it is more severe, with pain, then a mild steroid, such as FML, QID will help. However, before using steroids I'd have an ophthalmologist have a look at her.
If you think it could be more of a conjunctival issue, with periorbital or conjuctival vesicles or papules present, even without the 'usual' discharge of conjunctivitis, then I suggest erythromycin ointment TID and cool compresses.
I am glad to hear that your daughter is not having any discomfort and (since you didn't mention it) her vision seems OK. Other structures of the eye can also be involved, such as the cornea, uvea (with uveitis, both anterior and posterior) and retina. It is uncommon, however, for this to occur during a primary outbreak in children.
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