Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Opening Hours

Monday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday
Closed

Our accredited pharmacists can provide treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis. 

Some of the common symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis

  • Eyes are red, swollen and inflamed
  • Eyes will often have a white to yellow sticky fluid and discharge
  • Vision is not typically affected, however discharge may cause blurring when present
  • Eyes feel gritty, irritated and sore
  • It often begins in one eye but can quickly spread to affect both eyes

Common reasons a pharmacist may not be able to supply treatment for bacterial conjunctivitis *

  • Patient is under the age of 2
  • Patient uses contact lenses
  • Patients' eye is very painful
  • Patient has had recent eye surgery
  • Patient suffers from glaucoma

 

If a pharmacist deems that treatment is necessary, they can provide you with the most appropriate treatment, without you having to see a doctor.

* This is not a complete list of criteria in which a pharmacist will need to refer a patient to their doctor.

Contact us if you have any questions

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    178 Hunter St Mall
    Newcastle
    NSW 2300
    Australia

    Opening Hours

    Monday
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Thursday
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Friday
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Sunday
    Closed