Our accredited pharmacists can provide treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis.
Some of the common symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis
Eyes are red, swollen and inflamed
Eyes will often have a white to yellow sticky fluid and discharge
Vision is not typically affected, however, discharge may cause blurring when present
Eyes feel gritty, irritated and sore
It often begins in one eye but can quickly spread to affect both eyes
Common reasons a pharmacist may not be able to supply the treatment for bacterial conjunctivitis:
Patient is under the age of 2
Patient uses contact lenses
Patients' eye is very painful
Patient has had recent eye surgery
Patient suffers from glaucoma
If a pharmacist deems that treatment is necessary, they can provide you with the most appropriate treatment, without you having to see a doctor.