A 37-year-old member asked:
What is a good treatment for eye infections?
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Dr. Martin Perlmutter answered
58 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends on the cause: Eye infections are generaly caused by virus, bacteria or allergic reactions. Viral infections generally have to run there coarse, much like a cold before it gets better. There are anti-viral drugs that may be indicated especially if it is a herpes infection with corneal involvement. Theses usually are painful with light sensitivity and decreased vision. These need to treated by an ophthalmologist.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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