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... Can anybody give me tips on how to speed up recovery of a viral eye infection. So far I have had a recurring viral eye infection in my left eye for 4 months. Eye doctor says no contacts for the next few months but what can I do to speed up my recovery? ... (4 replies)
... I have had a supposed viral eye infection in both my eyes for a month now. I first went to my eye doc because I had some crustiness in both eyes when I woke up. They were slightly red, but NOT severe. ... (0 replies)
... I've had a viral eye infection since late December 2004 and I started going to an ophthalmologist for treatment starting in early March 2005. ... (2 replies)

Eye Infection?!?
Dec 17, 2003
... ith some pasty stuff. It was some gunkiness that appeared on the tip of my eyelids and glued it shut. I was eventually able to whipe that stuff away and see my eye which was swollen and red. Is this a classic eye infection? ... (2 replies)
... I am an American student studying in Italy right now and before I left I developed a reoccurring eye problem. ... (2 replies)
... Because of the gap since you last had pink eye, it sounds unrelated. It's a common condition and it's probably bad luck that you have it again :( However, you MUST throw out your lens cases when you have pink eye -- and I personally also throw out my solution as well (in case the tip of the bottle has come into contact with a lens, which is possible). I'd also go so far... (3 replies)
... Perhaps you should get another opinion, just in case...somehow it doesnt sound viral... just a thought. (2 replies)
... you should go to an opthomologist while eye is flared up ask them to do a ultra violet light test ,involves a drop of med in eye and a black light. they can see if there is anything on the cornea which can be a viral infection. ... (1 replies)
... To check for a viral infection, your doctor would normally take a sample of your tears for analysis. ... (4 replies)
Pink eye
Jul 17, 2009
... If you've got pink eye, you need to go to the eye doctor, preferably an ophthalmologist, not an optometrist. The duration of the treatment depends on the severity and type of the infection. ... (3 replies)
Eye strain???
Aug 21, 2008
... It's only my opinion, but I doublt it has anything to do with computer use. Sounds like a minor infection. If it's viral, it'll clear up on its own; if it's bacterial, you might need antibiotic drops. It's time you got your eyes checked anyway. Optometrists aren't that expensive. (1 replies)
Who to believe
Apr 1, 2008
... if it's possible that your eye was reshaped for long enough periods of time that your vision was ok. I'd expect the blurriness to be most obvious first thing in the morning. ... (1 replies)
... nds viral. I had it for 3 months and went to many doctors. When you get thick crusting that's bacterial and you need Rx drops. Doctors will usually give them for viral pinkeye too, because you have a tendency to touch your eye a lot if its itchy and you can very easily give yourself a bacterial infection too. ... (8 replies)
... anyway. if i DO wear a contact, and eye makeup, and it turns red, does this mean that it is merely irritated or that the virus had returned, and will go on for another week? ... (3 replies)
... It sounds to me like you could be allergic to your contract lens solution. Go to an eye doctor and get it checked out. ... (3 replies)
... Allergies, dry eye syndrome, just to name 2. ... (3 replies)
... Well about 12months ago I got really sore eyes, bloodshot, watery and very light sensitive so I was that worried I went to eye hospital, they told me its sum form of infection and to go to optician. ... (3 replies)
Mom's Eye Problem
Dec 15, 2005
... If the discharge in your Mom's eyes is more of a watery type then the leading cause of a red eye is virus infection. ... (2 replies)
Pink eye
Jan 9, 2005
... There are two actual medical types of conjunctivitis, Bacterial, and Viral. As Purple was saying, it can be highly contagious, depending on the type you have. Viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious, but bacterial is not at all. ... (6 replies)
... Definitely go to an ophthalmologist. A swollen eye could certainly be contagious, depending on what is causing it. ... (2 replies)




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