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How long does it take for an eye infection to heal totally?
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
In brief: It depends
Many eye infections are self limiting and clear up in 7-10 days.
However there are infections that are deeply seated in the meibomian glands of the lid or are from chronic bacterial colonization of the skin. These can take months to clear up and can be very persistent.

In brief: It depends
Many eye infections are self limiting and clear up in 7-10 days.
However there are infections that are deeply seated in the meibomian glands of the lid or are from chronic bacterial colonization of the skin. These can take months to clear up and can be very persistent.
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