Corneal Ulcer

About- Corneal ulcer, or ulcerative keratitis, is an open sore that forms on the cornea, the window that lets light enter the eye.
 
Symptoms-
 Blurred vision
 Burning or stinging sensation in the eye
 Conjunctivitis 
 Excessive tearing
 Eye inflammation
 Eye pain
 Foreign body sensation in the eye
 Itchy eye
 Light sensitivity
 Pus-like Eye discharge
 Red eye
 Sore eye
 Swollen eyelids
 White spot on the cornea
 
Causes-
 Amoebas
 Bacterial, viral or fungal infection
 Chickenpox
 Cold sores
 Contact lens infection
 Dry eye syndrome
 Eye Injury or trauma
 Inadequate eyelid closure
 Inflammatory disorders
 Severe allergic disease
 Shingles
 Useing steroid eye drops
 Vitamin A deficiency

Specialist to visit-
 Ophthalmologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.aao.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.verywellhealth.com
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://www.allaboutvision.com

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