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Notes From Our Ophthalmic Heritage
September 2000

A look at the past . . .

Arch Ophthalmol. 2000;118(9):1236. doi:10.1001/archopht.118.9.1236

Listerine in Diseases of the Eye and Ear

Purulent Conjunctivitis

If the period of active pus formation has continued for two days or more, the undiluted LISTERINE may be dropped into the eye every four hours. In those forms observed in infants showing a tendency to the formation of pseudo-membrane, LISTERINE is specially valuable and of great service in all cases of mucopurulent or Purulent Conjunctivitis, preceded by the cleansing of the membrane with a solution of chloride of sodium.