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Question. My opth noticed some “rough spots” on my cornea.

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Question. My opth noticed some “rough spots” on my cornea. He prescribed ciloxan ointment. I used it for two days and found that it caused discomfort. On the internet I found that ciloxan is only good for bacterial problems. My question is: should my opth have taken a swab to determine if I have a bacterial problem? Or could the corneal “rough spot” be related to my blepharitis. Or could the rough spot be related to my use glaucoma drops (currently a mixture of travatan and timolol)

I don’t want to introduce an antibiotic if I don’t need to.

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye