Depending on the cause, a viral eye infection can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Certain chronic types of viral eye infection, such as cytomegalovirus retinitis, may require long-term care and treatment on the order of many months. Most cases of viral eye infection are not that serious, however, and clear up on their own after a few days.
- Q How are viral eye infections diagnosed?
- Q How effective is CMV retinitis treatment?
- Q Can viral eye infections be prevented?
- Q How do I manage my viral eye infections on a daily basis?
- Q Do viral eye infections affect children differently than adults?
- Q Are there alternative treatments for viral eye infections?