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If I am returning to school with pink eye, when is it ok to go off meds ?

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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. Check with your doctor as they should give you instructions on when to stop the medications.

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. Check with your doctor as they should give you instructions on when to stop the medications.
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