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how long does pink eye remain contagious on sunglasses after an infected person wore them?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Viruses can last: inrder to infect the sunglasses the person would have to contaminate them with liquid infected with the virus. Viruses are able to survive several days or longer in some instances so it would be best to simply wipe them with a disinfectant cloth. That should kill the virus quickly
Answered on Jan 24, 2018
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Soap and water: Wash them off and it should not be a problem.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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