Chloramphenicol eye ointment
Chloramphenicol eye ointment is a medical eye ointment used to treat eye infection. It contains an ointment (which in most cases is comprised of white petroleum and liquid paraffin), and it contains chloramphenicol which is an antibiotic, this means that this ointment works by stopping the growth of the bacteria. This medication will only treat bacterial eye infection and will not work for any other type of eye infection. Irresponsible and unnecessary use or in cases of misuse of this antibiotic can cause its decreased effectiveness. It is best to not to touch or itch the eye and always have hands clean.