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What activities should someone with keratitis avoid?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Since the treatment for keratitis usually involves the application of eye drops, if you regularly wear contact lenses, you will likely have to stop wearing them for the duration of your treatment. Also, many people with keratitis experience sensitivity and difficulty adjusting to bright lights. While you're recovering, it's best to keep your eyes out of direct light and as protected as possible. Finally, it is always good idea to protect your eyes in dusty areas or other places where tiny particles could enter your eyes.

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