How Long Do I Have to Wait to Wear Makeup After Having Pink Eye?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 8:36:41 PM ET
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When infected with pinkeye, EyeSmart recommends waiting two weeks after completing a course of topical antibiotics before using makeup. If the pinkeye is caused by a virus, doctors do not prescribe eye drops, but two weeks is also the suggested waiting period before resuming the use of makeup.