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How can you disinfect eye shadow after conjunctivitis?

How can you disinfect eye shadow after conjunctivitis?

You cannot: You cannot disinfect eye shadow. If you have had an infection you need to discard it. ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that lines the front surface of the eyeball and the inside of the eyelids. As the inflammation increases, it causes the tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva to dilate, thus leading to a redness of the eye. Depending on the cause of the conjunctitis there can also be itching, irritation, and discharge ...Read more


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Is it important to disinfect my contact after having pink eye?

YES: It would be best to use a new contact after having pink eye but at the very least, you need to clean/disinfect the old one. ...Read more

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Can i cure my conjunctivitis naturally by keeping my eyes closed?

Can i cure my conjunctivitis naturally by keeping my eyes closed?

No: Most cases of conjunctivitis are self-limited (meaning they end whether or not they are treated). Keeping your eyes closed may make them feel better, but this will not help your infection get better. ...Read more

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Does keeping eye closed help a case of conjunctivitis?

Does keeping eye closed help a case of conjunctivitis?

No: In fact, using the eye may help a little. Normal blinking and tearing can help remove excess germs from the surface of the eye. So by keeping the eye open, you may actually be reducing the number of days that the infection lasts. At the very least, it will not worsen the condition, so do not bother keeping your eyes closed. ...Read more

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What should you do when you have conjunctivitis or pink eye?

What should you do when you have conjunctivitis or pink eye?

Pink eye!: You need to identify the underlying cause. Is it infectious (viral, bacterial, fungal), allergic, dry eye, or some other systemic or autoimmune condition. Try artificial tears and oral omega-3's (evoa dry eye supplements). You may need prescription drops, see an eye md. ...Read more