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Corneal Ulcers

A Corneal Ulcer is an open sore in the outer layer of the cornea. It is often cause by infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi or a parasite.

Corneal Ulcers can be caused by:

  • Eyelids that do not close all the way
  • Foreign Bodies in the eye
  • Scratches on the eye surface
  • Severely Dry Eyes
  • Severe Allergic eye disease
  • Various inflammatory disorders

Symptoms include:

  • Blurry or hazy vision
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Itching and discharge
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Very painful and watery eyes
  • White patch on the cornea

Treatment for corneal ulcers and infections depends on the cause of the ulcer. Our team of expert Ophthalmologists will start the suitable treatment as soon as possible to prevent scarring of the cornea.

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