A 48-year-old member asked:
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what is best treatment for an eye infection?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Hygiene, antibiotics: Depends upon the type of organism. If bacterial there are effective antibiotics. If viral hygiene is most important. If herpes, there is a good antiviral. Your ophthalmologist can evaluate your eye and sort this out.
Answered on Oct 14, 2014
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