Keratitis (Corneal Inflammation)

About- Keratitis also known as the corneal ulcer is a painful inflammation of the cornea
 
Symptoms-
Keratitis Blurred vision
Keratitis Decreased vision
Keratitis Difficulty to open the eye
Keratitis Excess tearing
Keratitis Eye discharge
Keratitis Eye pain
Keratitis Foreign body sensation in the eye
Keratitis Photophobia
Keratitis Red-eye
Keratitis Swelling of the eyelids
 
Causes-
Keratitis Bacterial infection (Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus) 
Keratitis Exposure to intense sunlight
Keratitis Eye contact with contaminated water
Keratitis Eye injury such as a scratch
Keratitis Fungal infection (Aspergillus, Candida, or Fusarium)
Keratitis A parasitic infection (Acanthamoeba)
Keratitis Using contaminated contact lenses
Keratitis Viral infection like the herpes simplex and herpes zoster virus infection 
Keratitis Weak immune system

Specialists to visit
Keratitis Ophthalmologist
Keratitis Optometrist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.aao.org
 

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