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I have a pink eye. Is it okay to go back to work?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
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In brief: It depends

"pink eye" is a very broad term describing infectious and non-infectious conjunctivitis.
If you have an eye infection, then control of its spread is important. If your eye is red due to blepharitis or other non-infectious cause you may go back to work despite the cosmetic appearance. Best to ask your eye doctor.

In brief: It depends

"pink eye" is a very broad term describing infectious and non-infectious conjunctivitis.
If you have an eye infection, then control of its spread is important. If your eye is red due to blepharitis or other non-infectious cause you may go back to work despite the cosmetic appearance. Best to ask your eye doctor.
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Contagious

Pink eye can be contagious for up to two weeks after initially presentation.
It is a good idea to have no contact with many people during this time to prevent it' s spread.

In brief: Contagious

Pink eye can be contagious for up to two weeks after initially presentation.
It is a good idea to have no contact with many people during this time to prevent it' s spread.
Dr. Alan Jackson
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