Antibiotic Eye Drops

About "Antibiotic Eye Drops"

Antibiotic eye drops are used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes. A few of the antibiotics eye drops commercially available are Moxifloxacin, Gatifloxacin, Erythromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Ofloxacin, and Azithromycin. They are used in eye conditions like conjunctivitis, uveitis, corneal ulcers, endophthalmitis, and orbital cellulitis.

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Why is there a thick discharge with heaviness in eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is facing water discharge from her eyes. With water, there is also some thick semi-liquid discharge from sides. These symptoms are also accompanied by some heaviness in the eyes. I believe this is contagious as one another family member of mine is facing the same issues.  Read Full »


Dr. K K Agrawal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mother is most probably suffering from infective conjunctivitis. Probably bacterial. The treatment is antibiotic eye drops. You should consult an Ophthalmologist for the same. Most important is that it should not spread to others. It spreads from person to person ...  Read Full »

How to treat pus discharge from eyes in a 2-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2-year-old baby has pus (photos attached) coming out from her eyes since morning. After cleaning the discharge, it comes back again in 30 to 40 minutes. She has no fever, and is playing and feeding well, except the irritation she is feeling in her eyes due to pus and rubs eyes occa...  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. She has got an infection in her eyes, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and she needs antibiotic eye drops. Start Tobrex (Tobramycin) eye drops, one drop four times a day after cleaning her eyes. Please wash your hands after touching and cleaning her e...  Read Full »

Can I use Ciprofloxacin for pink eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having conjunctivitis (pink eye) for the last two days. Currently, I am using Ciprofloxacin eye drops. Is there any other medicine for fast relief?  Read Full »


Dr. Anand

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many types of conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis usually causes pus like discharge and stickiness of eyes in the morning. This will relieve quickly with antibiotic eye drops like Moxifloxacin (brand name Moxicip).  Use it hourly for first day then taper ...  Read Full »

My eyes are paining as I slept with contact lenses. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am using contact lenses daily. But yesterday, I slept with it in my eyes. When I woke up, my eyes were red and itching. It is painful, and water is coming out continuously from my eyes. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Anand

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is associated with a lot of long-term and acute problems if you wear contact lenses during sleep. Immediately remove contact lenses and start using antibiotic eye drops and artificial tear substitutes frequently. You can send pictures of your eyes and old records for b...  Read Full »

I have frequent and recurring stye problem.Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I have frequent and recurring stye problem. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Dada Peer K

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Stye is an infective condition of the glands of the eyelids. This is caused by infection with common bacteria like staphylococci. The treatment is mainly by the use of antibiotic eye drops and oral anti-inflammatory drugs. Use of hot compression will provide symptomatic...  Read Full »

I have itchy bumps inside the upper eyelid. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had painful/itchy bumps on the inside of the upper eyelid on both eyes (outside corner) for over two months now. They started as red, irritated patches, and now are growths of some kind. My optometrist told me to use lubricating eye drops four times a day. It has not helped at al...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubair A Shaikh

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They do look like chalazia, which are basically an inflammation of the oil glands in your eyelids which pour an oily substance over your eyes to prevent dryness. Sometimes they do respond to hot...  Read Full »

Are bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis related?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with blepharitis. I also have seborrhoeic dermatitis (perhaps rosacea as well), and my condition has improved greatly. Recently, I got very bad allergy symptoms, my eyes and nose became extremely itchy, causing me to sneeze a lot. This morning when I woke up, I had trou...  Read Full »


Dr. Anand

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, it is nothing but common bacterial conjunctivitis. Since you have blepharitis, you are more likely to get conjunctivitis. Also, blepharitis, in turn, is related to seborrh...  Read Full »

Shall I use the prescribed eye drops for a 3 month old?

Query: Hi doctor, My 3 months old baby got an infection in his right eye. It became red and appears like a layer covered the eye. The tears keep coming from his right eye. He was prescribed to use Alcon Vigamox sterile 5 mL and Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic ointment. Is it fine to use for a 3 month old?  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, your child seems to have developed some kind of eye infection. The treatment that is being given is absolutely perfect. However, up to the age of 6 months, many children have eye discharge. Most eye discharges are non-infective and caused mainly d...  Read Full »

I Have Boils Inside The Eyelid That Are Full Of Pus. Is This Serious?

Query: Dear doctor, I had a small stiff boil in the middle of my eyelid for months. Then it disappeared and another one appeared in the outer corner of the same eye (right eye) and kept getting bigger and smaller and still has not disappeared. Then, about six months later, when I blinked it hurt, and I f...  Read Full »


Dr. Dada Peer K

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history indicates recurrent inflammatory swellings of the glands of the eyelids in the form of hordeolum/stye (focal infection of the glands of the eyelid). Since these swellings are recurrent and multiple, you require evaluation to treat the underlying predisposi...  Read Full »

I am worried about blurred vision after firework injury. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I met with a firework injury. A small cracker burst a little away and hit my eye. A few debris got into my eyes with a little force. There is no redness, but my vision is a little blurred. I am doing cold compress and have bought Eye Spa eye drops. My concern is the blurred vision. Pleas...  Read Full »


Dr. David J Mathew

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have described, you have decreased vision after getting hit with firecracker debris. One possibility is that you may have some debris in your eyes still and in that case, you will most probably have irritation. The trauma may also have caused a reaction in t...  Read Full »

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