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Can Bacterial Conjunctivitis Be Cured

Read how Sahas Suri got cured of Bacterial Conjunctivitis with the help of OLS’s Mightymox eye Drops

 

Young Sahas Suri of NOIDA and studying in a local school came home one afternoon from school with a “pink eye” with slight itching and burning. His mother knew the moment she looked at him that he had got the dreaded Bacterial Conjunctivitis. She quickly rushed him in the car to the nearest eye doctor who confirmed her fears. He prescribed eye drops bacterial conjunctivitis along with other mandatory dos and don’ts. Within 2 weeks, young Sahas recovered and no one else in the family contracted the infection luckily.

Conjunctivitis or “pink eye” as it is known in common parlance is the infection or inflammation of the conjunctiva (thin layer of tissue that covers the whites of the eyes and insides of the eyelids). The infection could be in one or both eyes and is contagious. There are different types of Conjunctivitis. Its symptoms include discharge from the eyes; the whites of the eyes have a reddish tinge, itchiness, and the feeling of something in the eye.

For treatment/cure, the patient must visit a good opthomoligist for treatment which includes antibiotic eye drops bacterial conjunctivitis, or ointment. Like a common cold, the virus has to run its full course which could be in the range of 2 – 3 weeks. For relief one may use cool compresses and artificial teardrops. For those badly affected, the doctor may recommend a topical steroid drop. Note of caution – this form of conjunctivitis is very contagious and spreads from person to person, in formats like swimming pools especially.

Know more about Viral Conjunctivitis

Optho LifeSciences Pvt. Ltd.’s Mightymox eye Drops is a suggested eye drop for bacterial conjunctivitis. Always consult your eye doctor for advice, treatment, and follow-up.

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Dr. Gaurav (Ortho)

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