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Will Tobramycin help to treat viral pink eye?

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My daughter was told by her doctor she has viral pink eye. Would Tobramycin help? She is 40 years old and has excellent vision otherwise.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 11 months ago.
Viral pink eye is usually a self limited infection and Tobramycin in this case helps to prevent added Bacterial infection. So Tobramycin is not primarily used for Viral infection, but to prevent secondary bacterial infection.