Before you start the treatment of conjunctivitis, it is necessary to ascertain the nature of the disease. The fact that conjunctivitis can be viral, bacterial and allergic. Accordingly, viral are caused by viruses, bacterial bacteria, and fungi, and allergic form of the disease may be the result of reaction of eye to allergens – pollen, dust, chemicals, wool, etc.
You can identify for themselves a particular kind of conjunctivitis the symptoms that it causes. So, the virus typically causes increased tearing and a slight accumulation of mucus. In most cases, affects only one eye. Accompanied by a bacterial infection in both eyes, causing profuse secretion of pus. And if you are prone to seasonal allergies, you can easily associate the appearance of conjunctivitis with exacerbation of his chronic disease.
In viral conjunctivitis, it is recommended to instill the eye drops such as "Florenal", "Guantan", "Floksal", "Sulfacetamide" and "Abrufen". The pattern of use and the dosage you are prescribed by a doctor, but in most cases drugs are used according to this scheme: 1-2 drops every 3-4 hours in acute inflammation and in the same dosage 3-4 times per day after improvement.
Antibiotic drops are effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, such as Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, etc. Of them the most popular "TOPEX", "Chloramphenicol", "Cipromed", "Tsiprolet", "Normaks", etc. Some drops can kill both bacteria and viruses, these include "Sulfacetamide", "Tsiprolet" and "Cipromed". Application circuit the same, but if you notice that the disease has already passed you have chronic and difficult to treat, contact your doctor. Only a specialist can properly assess your condition and prescribe the most effective in your case preparation.
With allergic conjunctivitis it is important to eliminate the reason for falling sick is the allergen that caused it, and then go to therapy eye drops. The most effective in this case are such drugs as "Patanol", "Allergodil", "Lekrolin", "claritin" and "good cough medicine".
Treatment in young children is the same, but you should pay attention to the age at which it is recommended to use something. Doctors most often prescribe "Chloramphenicol" and "Sulfacetamide". The last drop children don't like, since they can cause stinging and irritation to the delicate mucosa of children's eyes. Better buy at the pharmacy "Tsiprolet" or "Cipromed". And in between taking baby wash eyes with a decoction of chamomile or with a solution furatsilina.