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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
DON"T: You need to see an ophthalmologist. Some eye infections can cause irreversible blindness if left untreated or even be an indication of more serious pr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Classic treatment: Diluted boric acid is a classic treatment for eye infection. It is an effective eye wash and sometimes aids in the natural resistance to an eye infec ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Doubtful---glaucoma : Doubtful---glaucoma can effect anyone particularyly as they age. Thankfully with good treatment you should not lose any vision to the disease.
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
No, : No, this is very unlikely, unless the infections were actually a form of inflammation inside your eye, known as uveitis or iritis. The drainage syste ... Read More
Dr. Emil Chynn
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
These : These things are not related. If you have recurrent eye infections, there is a 90% chance it's because you're not using your contacts properly, in whi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Hordeolum: what you're describing is a blocked follicle. you can use an ointment. best to see your GP for the ointment. Alternatively, you can do a virtual video ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Not sure: But frequent hand washing is key to lessen incidence of eye infection.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Most organisms are species specific and so a dog with an infected eye will not have a species that will transfer to humans. There are a few cross ove ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Uncommon: Contacts when worn according to directions rarely cause infection. The major mistake made is to not remove the lenses when the eye becomes red to any ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
15 years experience Ophthalmology
3: In frequency of of occurrence, viral, bacteria, and fungal. Parasitic infections can also occur rarely.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eye infections: Eye infection = disease state of eye caused by a pathogen.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes they can, especially if the cornea is involved.
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