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Is my eye infection anything serious? I heard that most pink eye was not serious, just virus.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Can be serious
You are right that most pink eyes are allergic or viral.
But if you vision is changed, there is pain, or pus discharge, then you might have a bacterial infection that needs your ophthalmologist to look at.

In brief: Can be serious
You are right that most pink eyes are allergic or viral.
But if you vision is changed, there is pain, or pus discharge, then you might have a bacterial infection that needs your ophthalmologist to look at.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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