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Ways to prevent the spread of Madras Eye
Madras eye is contagious and spreads easily from person to person.
Here are the simplest ways to prevent the spread of Madras eye.
Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
Avoid touching or rubbing your eyes. This can worsen the condition or spread it to your other eye.
With clean hands, wash any discharge from around your eye(s) several times a day using a clean, wet washcloth or fresh cotton ball.
Do not use the same eye drop dispenser/bottle for your infected and non-infected eyes.
Stop wearing contact lenses and clean your glasses regularly.
Do not share personal items, such as pillows, washcloths, towels, eye drops, eye or face makeup, makeup brushes, contact lenses, contact lens storage cases, or eyeglasses.
Do not use swimming pools.
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