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Eye Infections

There are many different types of eye infections, but all infections of the eye are bacterial, viral, or fungal in nature. Eye infections can occur in various parts of the eye, and they may affect one or both eyes. Some of the most common eye infections are:

Symptoms of Eye Infections

Just as there are many types of eye infections, there are many accompanying symptoms to these infections including:

  • Redness
  • Itchiness
  • Excessive tears
  • Discharge
  • Blurry vision
  • Swelling
  • Pain

Treatment of Eye Infections

As with many medical conditions, the earlier an eye infection is detected, the easier it is to treat successfully. While treatment varies from patient to patient, the most common treatments for eye infections may include some combination of:

  • Eye drops
  • Ointment
  • Pills
  • Injections
  • Compresses
  • Eye patch
  • Creams

Eye infections cannot be taken lightly. If an eye infection goes untreated, you may lose your vision.

If you or a loved one is suffering from an eye infection, please contact an experienced eye doctor in your area today.

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