A 30-year-old female asked:
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being treated for a bacterial infection in my eye with antibiotic drops, i'm on day 2 of 5, how soon can i safety wear my contacts again?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Eye infection: you should wait a whole week
Answered on Apr 30, 2015
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