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Question:
Two days ago I was diagnosed with bacterial pink eye and was prescribed Ciloxan. Am I allowed to go in the sun while having pink eye? I live in Florida and was thinking of laying out in my back yard, since I am pretty much confined to my house for the next few days until my pink eye subsides.

Answer:
Yes, you can sit in the sun. The sun will not impact the pink eye. Bacterial pink eye is unusual compared to the viral form.

Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD Dr. Charles P. Wilkinson

Categories: General Eye Health, Eye Conditions

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Answered: Jun 13, 2012

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