Keratitis

Your cornea is the outermost layer of your eye. It is clear and shaped like a dome. The cornea helps to shield the rest of the eye from germs, dust, and other harmful matter. It also helps your eye to focus. If you wear contact lenses, they float on top of your corneas. Problems with the cornea includeRefractive errorsAllergiesInfectionsInjuriesDystrophies - conditions in which parts of the cornea lose clarity due to a buildup of cloudy materialTreatments of corneal disorders include medicines, corneal transplantation, and corneal laser surgery. NIH: National Eye Institute

Disease Alternative Name

corneal disorders
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Unusual type of keratitis Last There are many types of infective keratitis -bacterial,viral ,fungal, parasitic.etc *C...See More

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Acanthamoeba keratitis Propamide 0.1% , Neomycin 1% Polyhexamethyle Biguanide (PHMD) 0.02% and chlorhexidine 0.02% as mono therapy or combination therapy


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13 year old boy watering both eyes since year everyday.. DX and Rx and treatment... Limbal dermoid? Sclerosis keratitis...See More

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It is Sclerosing keratitis Limbal dermoid is rounded appearance raised from surface Corneal hypopyon should be at 6 o clock position in the AC VKC remains on limbus and little bit of cornea Sclerosing keratitis is caused by severe an...


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Srinagar
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Florence Hospital

Sr Consultant Ophthalmologist

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POSTED MORE THAN 1600 OPHTHALMIC ARTICLES TILL DATE

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Kadi
726 followers

Divyajyot Eye Hospital.

M.S. (Ophthalmology ).

Government Medical College, Surat.

M.S (Ophthalmology ); D.O; M.B.B.S.

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Speaks English, Gujarati, Hindi
kolkata
875 followers

Eye Care & Research Centre, Kolkata for About 25 Years

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Eye Care & Research Centre, Kolkata

MS, DO

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Amritsar
603 followers

Amritsar Eye Hospital

Director

G M C Amritsar

M S ophthalmology

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Durg-Bhilai
521 followers

S M S Medical College & Hospital

Assistant Professor Ophthalmology

Dr R P Centre, AIIMS,

MD Ophthalmology

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Speaks English, Hindi