When is transfer indicated for the treatment of acute conjunctivitis (pink eye)?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Michael A Silverman, MD, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Manage simple conjunctivitis in the ED. Transfer may be appropriate for patients with complications from chronic or gonococcal conjunctivitis when an ophthalmologist is unavailable.


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