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Tobradex for and infant?

Would you recommend an 19 mo. old infant to use Tobradex for a chalazion?  We just got a rx but we are not sure this is safe for an infant under two years old.  The side effects for long term use mention glaucoma and vision problems?  Should I be concerned about this?
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I am an adult and used Tobradex for an eye infection.  I had adverse reactions to it and it made me sick.  Ask you doctor about side effects because an infant is so small.

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Dear India180,

A doctor should monitor your infant for potential side effects.  If you are uncomfortable, ask the eyeMD if other medications and/or treatments might be used.  

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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