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How long after taking antibiotics for pinkeye can I wear contact lenses again?

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Dr. Clement Cheng
Ophthalmology
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In brief: 2-3 weeks

Usually pink eye or viral conjunctivitis is a self limited infection that clears up in 2-3 weeks.
Most medications are supportive and are used during the period of a few weeks. It is considered most infections for the first week. Only resume contacts once the pink eye has cleared and the eye is back to normal. Also use a new set of contacts and a new case.

In brief: 2-3 weeks

Usually pink eye or viral conjunctivitis is a self limited infection that clears up in 2-3 weeks.
Most medications are supportive and are used during the period of a few weeks. It is considered most infections for the first week. Only resume contacts once the pink eye has cleared and the eye is back to normal. Also use a new set of contacts and a new case.
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