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Are there alternative therapies for eye socket infection?
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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology
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By socket do you mean around the eye, the eyelids, the surface of the eyeball or the structures around the eye?

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By socket do you mean around the eye, the eyelids, the surface of the eyeball or the structures around the eye?
Dr. Bruce Saran
Dr. Bruce Saran
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Depends
Infection of the eye socket, which I am guessing means the space into which an artificial eye has been placed, is usually not dangerous but is very uncomfortable and unsightly.
Sometimes this type of infection can be eliminated by removing the eye, using good hygiene for several days and cleaning the eye. The use of topical antibiotic/steroid ointment is very helpful.

In brief: Depends
Infection of the eye socket, which I am guessing means the space into which an artificial eye has been placed, is usually not dangerous but is very uncomfortable and unsightly.
Sometimes this type of infection can be eliminated by removing the eye, using good hygiene for several days and cleaning the eye. The use of topical antibiotic/steroid ointment is very helpful.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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