2 doctors weighed in:

Does bacterial conjunctivitis usually go away on its own?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology

In brief: It can

If your immune system wins, but antibiotic eye drops will certainly reduce the course and symptoms much more quickly.

In brief: It can

If your immune system wins, but antibiotic eye drops will certainly reduce the course and symptoms much more quickly.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology

In brief: It may...

... But bacterial conjunctivitis can cause significant problems on the eyelid and eye surface.
If you truly have bacterial conjunctivits, it can be easily treated with medicated eye drops, so it is best to have your eye doctor evaluate you and start you on the appropriate regimen.

In brief: It may...

... But bacterial conjunctivitis can cause significant problems on the eyelid and eye surface.
If you truly have bacterial conjunctivits, it can be easily treated with medicated eye drops, so it is best to have your eye doctor evaluate you and start you on the appropriate regimen.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Thank
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