Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment is a macrolide antibiotic cream used to stop the growth of bacteria that cause infections. This is used for the treatment of eye infections caused by bacteria such as conjunctivitis and mainly used for newborn babies. It is used for the treatment of certain eye infections such as conjunctivitis and used for newborn babies to prevent bacterial infections of the eye. It is mainly used six times a day mainly depending upon your medical condition and response to treatment. Don’t try to use it more or less than prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist. You have to take precautions before using this medication however if you are feeling eye-stinging, burning, redness, or temporary blurred vision in your eyes immediately consult your doctor. Always keep this Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment in the container it came in, tightly closed and out of reach of children at room temperature.