Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today. I am an ophthalmologist
Is the chlamydia infection located in your conjunctiva?
Well, as you know this is usually a sexually transmitted disease. When it involves the eye it is usually found in conjunction with chlamydial urethritis or cervicitis.
That being said, there are reports in the literature of patients who contacted this disease from swimming in poorly chlorinated public swimming pools or by sharing cosmetics.
I see you are in the chat room. Are you available to chat?
Hi. Are you there?
I would treat you with a systemic antibiotic, such as doxycycline 100mg 2x/day for 7 days and recommend that you be tested for other possible co-infections. I would not rely on topical ophthalmic therapy alone.
Does this make sense to you?
I can't see anything you might be typing....can you see my posts?
I guess you have stepped away from your computer. I'll switch over to the Q&A system. This system works a lot like 'text messaging' but an email is sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. We can continue to work on your question there..... :)