Children do NOT need antibiotics for pink eye.

  This is usually true.

  Many physicians prescribe topical antibiotics for acute infective conjunctivitis or "pink eye" ...mainly because they're not sure if the infection is bacterial or viral.

  Plus most schools and daycares won't allow kids with pink eye to return until they are on antibiotic drops.

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