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My one year old has a mildly goopy eye that is slightly red.

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My one year old has a mildly goopy eye that is slightly red. I believe it has to do with her hair poking her in the eye and perhaps getting an irritant in it. I have used saline eye drops and that has not cleared up the issue.
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Customer: I have an ear prescription for her (this bottle has never been open). Can I use Bausch +Lomb optic solution 0.3% in her eye?
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.
This is Dr. Davidyour one year old could be having conjunctivitis viral or bacterial infection of the eye.I would bring your child to the doctors to check for conjunctivitis infection of the eyehe might need a course of antibiotic eye drops for the infection.I would not use ear drops in the eye.eye drops over the counter will not fight infection.do you have a hospital or ER where you can bring your 1 year old to get their eye checked?