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A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi doctor, i had conjunctivities on 10th of this month in my right eye, after 4-5 days my left eye too get infected, i suffered from it for 12 days and now its 26 september, all the redness is gone but still i can't see clearly, looks like size of both ey

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Dr. Gary Kawesch
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Post conjunctivitis : it is likely you had viral EKC ("pinkeye") which is very contagious but usually harmless. Commonly patients will experience significant dry eye symptoms after EKC, which can include blurring. The dry eye can last for weeks to months and in rare cases can be permanent. Best treatment is aggressive use of artificial tear drops. If this does not help the blurriness you should see an ophthalmologist.

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