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can eye drops treat keratitis?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually: Keratitis is a partial breakdown of the surface of the cornea. It can be infectious, neurogenic or simply from dryness. If your ophthalmologist has eliminated anything serious or chronic, eye drops can be helpful.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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No: Not likely but definitely wise to use prophylactic anti-viral just in case.

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