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Eye drops that have antibacterial properties, such as Vigamox or Azasite ophthalmic eye drops, can treat conjunctivitis, or pink eye. Bacterial conjunctivitis is an infection in the eye that causes inflammation and redne... More »

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Saline is typically the main ingredient in eye drops, according to WebMD. Eye drops contain active ingredients that vary, based on their purpose. For example, eye drops that are manufactured to relieve redness may list v... More »

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According to WebMD, while artificial teardrops and ointments are primarily used to treat dry eyes, there is no specific type of eye drop that works well for everyone. Individuals with chronic dry eyes must experiment wit... More »

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Polymyxin B Sulfate/Trimethoprim eye drops are used to topically treat bacterial infections such as conjunctivitis and blepharitis. The medication contains two antibiotics. Polymyxin B kills the bacteria while Trimethopr... More »

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The best at home treatment for pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is the alternating application of cool and warm compresses to the affected eye. The compress should be applied to the eye for about five to 10 minutes a few tim... More »

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Antibiotic eye drops or ointments are used to treat pink eye caused by a bacterial infection, according to WebMD. Oral antibiotics help cure pink eye caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. More »

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Eye infections are treated by applying cold compresses to the affected eye, inserting topical steroid eye drops, and using prescribed antibiotic ointments or eye drops, according to the American Optometric Association. T... More »

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