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After having conjunctivitis, how long should I wait before putting on makeup?

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Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: At least one week

You should wait until the virus runs it course, this is usually 1 week.
I also suggest that you may want to throw away your old eye makeup and start with a new supply when the conjunctivitis is resolved.

In brief: At least one week

You should wait until the virus runs it course, this is usually 1 week.
I also suggest that you may want to throw away your old eye makeup and start with a new supply when the conjunctivitis is resolved.
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not too long

When treatment is started, it can take 1-2 weeks or longer to resolve the infection.
A rule of thumb is that you can re-start make-up once you have stopped the medicine. But be aware that you may feel or look better before the condition has disappeared, so it is best to ask your doctor when you can start using cosmetics.

In brief: Not too long

When treatment is started, it can take 1-2 weeks or longer to resolve the infection.
A rule of thumb is that you can re-start make-up once you have stopped the medicine. But be aware that you may feel or look better before the condition has disappeared, so it is best to ask your doctor when you can start using cosmetics.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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