Eyelid Laceration Medication

Updated: Mar 07, 2023
  • Author: Edsel B Ing, MD, PhD, MBA, MEd, MPH, MA, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

The goal of pharmacotherapy is to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.


Topical steroid and antibiotic combination ointments

Class Summary

Reduce inflammation and prevent the development of infections.

Neomycin, polymyxin B, and dexamethasone (Maxitrol)

For inflammatory lesions where corticosteroids are indicated and there is risk of infection.