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Best eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
None: All conjunctivitis, bacterial and viral, is self-limiting. This means that they will get better without treatment. The symptoms can be treated, and antibiotics may decrease the duration of infection in some cases.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Which eye drop is the best to use for bacterial conjunctivitis?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Depends : Depends on the infection. If truly bacterial i find tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) or tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) st works great. But be careful, there is steroid in this medication, and if the infection is herpetic steroids are contraindicated.
Last updated Mar 28, 2019
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