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My allergy doctor prescribed me tobramycin dexameth today. I

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My allergy doctor prescribed me tobramycin dexameth today. I have keratoconus, is it ok to use this with my eye problem?
Dr. A.S. Desai :

Hello, Thank you for the question.I am Dr.A.S.Desai and I look forward to assisting you .

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Customer:

yes i am

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Is it in the form of an eye ointment?

Customer:

no they are eye drops

Customer:

the box says tobramycin dexameth ophth susp

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Ok. Antibiotic+steroid eye drops can be safely used for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis even in the presence of keratoconus. This eye drops is to be used for a short duration only such as 10-14 days.

Customer:

ok i just wanted to make sure it was not going to make my eyes worse. Thank you

Dr. A.S. Desai :

You are most welcome.

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