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A 29-year-old male asked:

One eye started having an infection on the inside, now bot eyes are very red for last two days and bot eyes are very irritated. redness not going away?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Likely viral: These are typical symptoms and progression for viral conjunctivitis. If the vision is good and there is no pain or light sensitivity, then you can wait it out. There is no anti-viral agent for the typical viral "pink eye". Antibiotics will not be helpful. If the vision changes or pain starts, then see an ophthalmologist.
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