Bacterial Conjunctivitis

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 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.

* This is not a complete list of criteria in which a pharmacist will need to refer a patient to their doctor.

Contact us if you have any questions