Question: What antibiotic do we use to cover most corneal abrasions?
Answer: Most corneal abrasions are not infected and will heal quickly. Emperic coverage with a gentle antibiotic like erythromycin ointment can help lubricate the ocular surface to speed healing. If the patient is a contact lens wearer, however, pseudomonas coverage with a quinolone like cipro is needed.
great work thanks
Comment by Dr Naveen Porwal — December 16, 2010
i did not wear contact lens my eyes is red untill now already 6 day still not recover.
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