A 49-year-old member asked:
Red eyes from sinus infection..how to reduce the redness?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Wolfanswered
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Antibiotic RX: 1st see if you have a true infectious sinusitis which may require antibiotics. Your eyes may clear with that. Any "red eye" that persists beyond 2 weeks should be assessed. Most viral self limited redness will clear by then. Any redness associated with visual loss should be assessed urgently.
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Dr. Payam Rafatanswered
Podiatry 24 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are many causes of redness of the eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause redness of the eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
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Last updated Mar 8, 2019
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