A 41-year-old female asked:
are there certain types of conjuctivitis (with severe light sensitivity) that do not respond to antibiotics?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 47 years experience
Viral: Viral conjunctivitis is not treatable with antibiotics and can cause such irritation that the eyes become photophobic (sensitive to light). These usually run their course after making you miserable for a while. Supportive care, like staying out of bright light and using lubricant drops may help.
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