Treatment of conjunctivitis in the 21st century Review article

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Marek Edmund Prost


One of the reasons for the development of antibiotic resistance in ophthalmology is the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the treatment of conjunctivitis, among other things. Therefore, in infectious conjunctivitis, the first-line treatment should be antiseptics rather than antibiotics. This should significantly reduce the development of antibiotic resistance, but also increase the effectiveness of treatment.


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Prost ME. Treatment of conjunctivitis in the 21st century. Ophthatherapy [Internet]. 2024Mar.31 [cited 2024Jul.17];11(1):47-3. Available from:
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