To treat the eye condition, it’s advised to “boil water”, letting it cool, before gently wiping the eyelashes to clean off the crust with a clean cotton wool pad.
In order to help clear the infection, do wipe each eye with its own cotton pad.
The experts also highlighted the risk of developing keratitis if you prolong your exposure to contact lenses.
Similar to conjunctivitis, but only affecting the cornea, the condition can lead to discomfort and itching of the eyes.
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