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How do you treat pink eye

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How do you treat pink eye?
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To resolve the symptoms of Pink eye, I suggest that you apply cold compresses 2-3 times daily, use of the counter Zaditor eye drop 4 times daily for 1 week, then twice daily for another week. In addition, use over the counter preservative free tear drop such as Refresh or Genteal tear drop 4 times daily. Avoid contaminating others for about 7-10 days with your hands after touching your eyes unless your wash your hands, as this is contagious. If the symptoms fails to resolve significantly in 1 week, I suggest that you follow-up with your eye doctor for closer evaluation and possible prescription for Zylet or Tobradex eye drop 4 times daily of 1 week.

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