A 36-year-old member asked:
need doctor's help! what do you use to treat an eye cold?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Bensinger answered
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No medication: Most "eye colds" termed conjunctivitis are due to viruses for which there is no specific treatment. We treat these with lubricating drops and hygiene until the virus is conquered by the immune system which usually happens in 3-8 days in most cases.
Answered on Apr 13, 2014
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