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Would ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) ointment helps heal or makes cratched cornea worse?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Slightly slower

Ointments of any kind delay corneal healing of abrasions.
Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) can be useful for infection but most scratched corneas are not infected. But the use of a liquid drop rather than an ointment is preferable.

In brief: Slightly slower

Ointments of any kind delay corneal healing of abrasions.
Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) can be useful for infection but most scratched corneas are not infected. But the use of a liquid drop rather than an ointment is preferable.
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