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extreme pink eye

My significant other has caught pink eye and has had it for approximately two weeks now. In the first few days, he had the typical symptoms: redness in the eyes, a little swelling, some itching. After those few days up until now, he's become highly sensitive to light, his eye lids are very swollen, his eyes are highly irritable he can barely keep them open, and what's worse is that the thin membrane covering his eye balls appears to have 'blistered'. He's gone to the doctor and been prescribed three medications: Tobramycin, Patanol, and Amox-clav. Every time he uses them his eyes sting and have been of very little help for him.
Also, after the first few days, he went raking out in his backyard for a couple hours. Could that have caused damage or an irritant to get in his eyes? What do you suggest he do?
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233488 tn?1310693103
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Find another "eye doctor" this one an ophthalmologist that specializes in cornea/external diesese.

JCH MD
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Is there a specific medical term for what he may have?
233488 tn?1310693103
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likely conjunctivitis

JCH MD
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