What follow-up care is needed after treatment of viral conjunctivitis (pink eye)?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Ingrid U Scott, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Patients with conjunctivitis, especially those treated with medications, require follow-up care. Patients should return after the contagious period (2-3 weeks) or sooner only if the condition significantly worsens.


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