Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Viral Infection of the Eye Outlook

What to expect with viral conjunctivitis:

  • Most cases of viral conjunctivitis resolve within 2 weeks without treatment.

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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Viral Infection of the Eye References
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