South AFrica has some very fine ophthalmologists. I would find a eye MD with specialty in cornea/external disease perhaps one associated with a medical school.
CHronic conjunctivitis and dry eyes are often confused for one another. For true chronic conjunctivitis resistent to standard therapy either chronic use of cromolyn sodium, mild steroids (Alrex and watch for side effects) or restasis.
Thank you so much for your timely response. I was pretty sure there should be very fine docs in SA especially Cape Town where my mate resides...
I will pass on your advice. I suggested he look into Newdrop Refresh Allergy Eye Drops or Opthcon A which were suggested in another post and maybe by yourself... I also told him to stay away from "get the red out" products and any with preservatives.
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