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Can I use peroxide for an eye infection?

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Dr. David Speck
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely not!

No! peroxide will cause severe and painful burning of the cornea, and will be only mildly annoying to the bacteria.
Do not use it in your eye!

In brief: Absolutely not!

No! peroxide will cause severe and painful burning of the cornea, and will be only mildly annoying to the bacteria.
Do not use it in your eye!
Dr. David Speck
Dr. David Speck
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Definitely not-- will cause a corneal burn, plus corneal haze if induces an alkali burn: very painful, and if damages the limbal stem cells, then can cause corneal failure.

In brief: No

Definitely not-- will cause a corneal burn, plus corneal haze if induces an alkali burn: very painful, and if damages the limbal stem cells, then can cause corneal failure.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Peroxide

No! do not put peroxide into your eyes!

In brief: Peroxide

No! do not put peroxide into your eyes!
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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