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For viral or bacterial conjunctivitis, the typical treatment is to allow it to clear up naturally, according to Mayo Clinic. A doctor may prescribe an antibiotic ointment or eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis to acce... More »

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Allergic, bacterial, chemical and viral conjunctivitis require different types of eye drops as treatment, according to the American Optometric Association. Depending on the diagnosis, doctors prescribe artificial tear ey... More »

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To prevent contagious forms of conjunctivitis, people should avoid direct contact with secretions from an infected individual and practice good hygiene, advises EyeSmart. Contact lens wearers should clean their lenses pr... More »

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