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How soon after taking antibiotics for pinkeye can I wear contacts again?
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
In brief: When
Your eye looks and feels normal again.
Btw, throw away your contacts, case and solution, and start with new everything after your infection is better.

In brief: When
Your eye looks and feels normal again.
Btw, throw away your contacts, case and solution, and start with new everything after your infection is better.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Pinkeye treatment
Antibiotics are used to combat the infection.
They should be taken for the length of time prescribed. They generally can be stopped when the redness of the eye diminishes even if not absolutely gone as diminishing redness indicates successful overcoming of the infectious agent.

In brief: Pinkeye treatment
Antibiotics are used to combat the infection.
They should be taken for the length of time prescribed. They generally can be stopped when the redness of the eye diminishes even if not absolutely gone as diminishing redness indicates successful overcoming of the infectious agent.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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