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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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Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes they can, especially if the cornea is involved.
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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
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Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
CONJUNCTIVITIS: There are antibiotics available for eye infections, opthalmic drops and ointments depending on severity of infections.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
20 years experience Family Medicine
Causes of pink eye: Bacterial infections, viral infections, allergies, and irritation or injury can all cause "pink eye" or conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis cause ... Read More
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Too many to list!: Inflammation is a basic product of any process. That can be from toxins, bacteria, virus, parasite, trauma, auto-immune.... Infection is a process w ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Eye hygiene: Practice good eye hygiene. Do not unnecessarily touch your eyes. Always wash your hands with soap when inserting or removing contacts. Clean your c ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Antibiotics: Antibiotics should clear up an eye infection. Because of the risk of scratching the cornea and introducing organisms that would infect the cornea, th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Usually a few days: Usually will start getting better very fast and in a few days will be much better.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Give it time: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course i ... Read More
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