Reasons to See an Optometrist If You Have an Eye Infection

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It is easy for bacteria to enter the eye. Touching a surface and then touching your eyes is a common why infections occur. If you believe you have an infection, then it is recommended you see an eye doctor promptly to get a proper diagnosis.

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Reasons to See an Optometrist If You Have an Eye Infection:

Reasons to See an Optometrist If You Have an Eye Infection

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It is easy for bacteria to enter the eye. Touching a surface and then touching your eyes is a common why infections occur. If you believe you have an infection, then it is recommended you see an eye doctor promptly to get a proper diagnosis.   Be Aware of the Symptoms   When you see an optometrist, you will be asked what symptoms you are experiencing. To get the best diagnosis possible, it is a good idea to write down all the symptoms you have so that you do not forget to mention something. Some of the most common symptoms associated with eye infections include:  

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• Blurry vision • Eye pain • Swelling near the eyes • Increased sensitivity to bright lights • Red, watery or dry eyes • Severe itching

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Determine the Best Treatment   Once you get a diagnosis, the best treatment can be undertaken so that your vision goes back to normal. A common diagnosis is pink eye, which needs to be treated promptly due to the fact it is highly contagious. Other bacterial infections can usually be treated with antibiotics although sometimes the issue will resolve itself on its own time.   Do not wait if changes in your vision occur. Infections are never something to ignore, so to get exceptional eye infection treatment in El Cajon, check out this website .

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